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Re: displayname and uniqueness

From: Geoffrey M Clemm <geoffrey.clemm@us.ibm.com>
Date: Fri, 30 Jul 2004 07:27:27 -0400
To: Brian Korver <briank@xythos.com>
Cc: WebDAV <w3c-dist-auth@w3.org>, w3c-dist-auth-request@w3.org
Message-ID: <OF96EC0D0D.2F62B8B6-ON85256EE1.003E9037-85256EE1.003EF07B@us.ibm.com>
Brian wrote on 07/29/2004 08:11:22 PM:

> 2518 doesn't address whether the displaynames on
> resources within a given collection must be unique.
> I presume there is no uniqueness constraint,

That is correct.

> but besides stating that,

Since we cannot enumerate all constraints that do not hold,
we would only do so if this has turned out to be a source
of non-interoperability.  Is this the case?

> should the spec give some
> guidance to clients on what to do when there are
> duplicates?  What would that guidance be?

I'm not sure what kind of guidance you have in mind here.
Could you provide an example?

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