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Re: displayname and uniqueness

From: Brian Korver <briank@xythos.com>
Date: Mon, 2 Aug 2004 11:29:32 -0700
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Cc: WebDAV <w3c-dist-auth@w3.org>
To: Geoffrey M Clemm <geoffrey.clemm@us.ibm.com>

On Jul 30, 2004, at 4:27 AM, Geoffrey M Clemm wrote:
> 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?

I'm not sure I understand what you mean.  What other
of constraints do you think would need to be
enumerated?


>
> > 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?

I was hoping you'd be able to answer that.  I suppose
it could be, for instance, something as simple as
"use the final element of the URL for disambiguation".



>
> Cheers,
> Geoff
>
>

-brian
briank@xythos.com
Received on Monday, 2 August 2004 14:30:09 GMT

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