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Re: quota-03 spec review, was: I-D ACTION:draft-ietf-webdav-quota-03.txt

From: Lisa Dusseault <lisa@osafoundation.org>
Date: Thu, 2 Sep 2004 14:52:04 -0700
Message-Id: <53F67CC4-FD2A-11D8-BF77-000A95B2BB72@osafoundation.org>
Cc: w3c-dist-auth@w3.org, Brian Korver <briank@xythos.com>
To: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>

On Sep 2, 2004, at 1:21 PM, Julian Reschke wrote:
> For instance, MacOSX maps HTTP status codes to Unix error codes (it's 
> a filesystem mapper). Unix distinguishes between "no space left on 
> device" and "quota exceeded". The protocol should allow the client to 
> distinguish both cases.

I disagree.  The chances that a single system has both apply in a 
meaningful way, and that the client needs to do both, and that the 
client has a way to display both, are pretty small.  The same mechanism 
can handle either case but not both at once.

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