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Re: ETags?

From: Roy T. Fielding <fielding@gbiv.com>
Date: Thu, 27 Jan 2005 17:29:51 -0800
Message-Id: <1B6A1EC2-70CC-11D9-AD7B-000D93324AD6@gbiv.com>
Cc: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>, WebDAV WG <w3c-dist-auth@w3.org>
To: Lisa Dusseault <lisa@osafoundation.org>

On Jan 27, 2005, at 5:26 PM, Lisa Dusseault wrote:

> Ok, then
>
> "The value of the 'getetag' property (and thus the value of the ETag 
> for a resource at that point in time) MAY change when a new binding is 
> added to a resource. Also, the value of the 'getetag' property MAY be 
> different for a single resource depending on which binding path is 
> submitted to the PROPFIND request.

No, the getetag property and the ETag value have no relation
whatsoever with the bindings specification or its methods,
and there is no reason whatsoever to add meaningless statements
to reiterate that fact.

....Roy
Received on Friday, 28 January 2005 01:29:51 GMT

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