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Re: Request for feedback: WebDAV property datatype draft

From: Brian Korver <briank@xythos.com>
Date: Mon, 13 Sep 2004 11:14:28 -0700
Message-Id: <C0825801-05B0-11D9-918D-000A95AACED2@xythos.com>
Cc: w3c-dist-auth@w3.org
To: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>


I think that the MUST and MUST NOT in the following should really
be must and must not, in other words:

  5.1  Marshalling of datatype information

    PROPFIND is extended to return the data type information for
    properties unless one of the following conditions is met:

    o  The data type must be different from "xs:string" (because this can
       be considered the default data type).

    o  The property's data type must not be defined in [RFC2518] (because
       these types are already well-defined).


On Sep 1, 2004, at 12:15 AM, Julian Reschke wrote:
> Hi,
> I just submitted draft 07 of draft-reschke-webdav-property-datatypes:
> <http://www.ietf.org/internet-drafts/draft-reschke-webdav-property- 
> datatypes-07.txt>
> As previously announced, this draft removes the definition of various  
> property flags and DASL extensions, concentrating on the core property  
> datatyping as implemented / being implemented in SAP's Enterprise  
> Portal and SAP Netweaver, and Xythos WebFile Server.
> This part of the spec has been stable for several years now, and as  
> far as I can tell, the WebDAV working group currently lacks the time  
> to transform this into a Working Group activity. On the other hand,  
> this work not only is implemented in shipping products, it should also  
> be valuable for anybody looking at adding typing to WebDAV properties.  
> Thus, it probably makes sense for it being published by the IETF,  
> either as experimental or proposed protocol.
> I hereby invite all readers to review the spec (both for content and  
> editorial aspects). Unless no new issues are raised, I plan to  
> last-call it and then submit it to the IESG as a private submission.  
> I'd also appreciate feedback on which publication status  
> (experimental/proposed) I should target.
> Note that those sections that were removed (see change information in  
> <http://greenbytes.de/tech/webdav/draft-reschke-webdav-property- 
> datatypes-07.html>) will later appear in a separate draft built on top  
> of the core property types spec.
> Best regards, Julian
> -- 
> <green/>bytes GmbH -- http://www.greenbytes.de -- tel:+492512807760
Received on Monday, 13 September 2004 18:15:04 UTC

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