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Re: Support for non-DAV collections

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Sat, 09 Jul 2005 09:18:50 +0200
Message-ID: <42CF7A5A.5000908@gmx.de>
To: Lisa Dusseault <lisa@osafoundation.org>
CC: Webdav WG <w3c-dist-auth@w3c.org>

Lisa Dusseault wrote:
> Speaking of RFC2518bis, do we have any support for this option in any  
> WebDAV implementations?  I don't recall it being tested in past interops...
> "   A resource MAY be a collection but not be WebDAV compliant.  That is,
>    the resource may comply with all the rules set out in this
>    specification regarding how a collection is to behave without
>    necessarily supporting all methods that a WebDAV compliant resource
>    is required to support.  In such a case the resource may return the
>    DAV:resourcetype property with the value DAV:collection but MUST NOT
>    return a DAV header containing the value "1" on an OPTIONS response."
> If this option isn't implemented or isn't interoperable, let's cut it.

As far as I can tell, there's no reason to cut it. It doesn't make the 
protocol harder to implement, and it may be of value for some servers 
that choose to implement a subset of WebDAV only (GroupDAV comes to mind).

Best regards, Julian
Received on Saturday, 9 July 2005 07:19:10 UTC

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