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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?

Cheers,
Geoff
Received on Friday, 30 July 2004 07:28:06 GMT

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