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Re: ETags?

From: Geoffrey M Clemm <geoffrey.clemm@us.ibm.com>
Date: Thu, 27 Jan 2005 21:16:17 -0500
To: " webdav" <w3c-dist-auth@w3.org>
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I completely agree with Roy. 

If something needs to be clarified about the behavior of etags, 
post a bug against the spec which defines the behavior of etags
(which is not the binding specification).

Cheers,
Geoff

Roy wrote on 01/27/2005 08:29:51 PM:

> 
> 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 02:16:47 GMT

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