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Re: Discovering bindings in BIND

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Thu, 20 Jan 2005 00:03:58 +0100
Message-ID: <41EEE75E.10002@gmx.de>
To: Brian Korver <briank@xythos.com>
CC: webdav <w3c-dist-auth@w3.org>

Brian Korver wrote:
> On Jan 19, 2005, at 9:44 AM, Julian Reschke wrote:
> 
>>
>> Joe Hildebrand wrote:
>>
>>> Assume I'm writing an authoring client, and want to show UI to the 
>>> user with
>>> an enumeration of all of the bindings to a particular resource.  
>>> Section 2.9
>>
>>
>> In general, you can't display *all* bindings to a resource. There may 
>> be an infinite number (if a parent collection has a bind loop).
> 
> 
> Don't you mean, 'in general, you can...'?  I always assumed that having 
> an infinite
> number of parents is the exception.

Well, in *general*, you can't. In many cases, you can. And you can 
always if your server either doesn't support collection bindings or 
somehow rejects bind loop creation attempts.

Regards, Julian

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