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Re: [Bug 70] New: REBIND arguments are like BIND

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Fri, 10 Dec 2004 09:43:41 +0100
Message-ID: <41B961BD.3090206@gmx.de>
To: ejw@cs.ucsc.edu
CC: w3c-dist-auth@w3.org

Jim Whitehead wrote:
> Geoff Clemm writes:
> 
> 
>>The REBIND method was intended to have syntax that paralleled 
>>BIND.  This means that the request-URL is the collection into 
>>which the binding is being created, the segment in the body 
>>is the new binding name in the request-URL collection, and 
>>the href in the body is the "source", i.e. the resource that 
>>is being rebound. 
>>
>>The recent edits in this section (intended to address Jim's 
>>observation that the meaning of arguments of the method were 
>>not underspecified) were incorrect and broke this.  In 
>>particular, the introductory sentences of REBIND should be 
>>modeled after BIND, and the precondition names (which were 
>>originally correct) should be restored.
> 
> 
> Do we care that the parameters are now switched as compared to those of
> MOVE?
> 
>            Source            Destination
> 
> MOVE     Request-URI         Destination header
> 
> REBIND   href XML elem     Request-URI plus segment 
>                              XML elem 
> 
> 
> I think it doesn't matter, but thought I should raise it.

REBIND is different from MOVE anyway (by design). Making it consistent 
with BIND then makes a lot of sense.

Julian

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