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Re: [Ietf-caldav] [Fwd: draft-reschke-http-addmember-00]

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Tue, 22 Feb 2005 17:49:34 +0100
Message-ID: <421B629E.4090303@gmx.de>
To: "Roy T. Fielding" <fielding@gbiv.com>
CC: HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>, CalDAV DevList <ietf-caldav@osafoundation.org>, WebDAV WG <w3c-dist-auth@w3.org>

Roy T. Fielding wrote:
> 
> On Feb 21, 2005, at 1:46 PM, Julian Reschke wrote:
> 
>> Jamie Lokier wrote:
>>
>>> I believe Julian wants to "create resource" with an arbitrary content
>>> type - _without_ the content type having any effect on the action that
>>> is taken to create the resource.
>>
>>
>> Correct.
> 
> 
> General-purpose HTTP servers will not allow that for security
> reasons.  They use the media type internally as an extensibility
> mechanism.

Yes. But I'm not speaking of general-purpose servers, but of servers 
that *do* want to allow that (just like every off-the-shelf WebDAV server).

Best regards, Julian


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