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Re: [Bug 18] no record of consensus for force-authenticate

From: Jim Whitehead <ejw@soe.ucsc.edu>
Date: Fri, 28 Oct 2005 14:43:45 -0700
Message-Id: <13C9A2E9-0542-4F70-BE10-E67740B606C3@cs.ucsc.edu>
Cc: WebDav <w3c-dist-auth@w3.org>
To: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>

> I have no problem adding non-normative text explaining this.

I'm thinking that the right choice here is to create an appendix  
describing the problem, and the recommended solution(s). While I  
agree that we shouldn't be wily-nilly giving implementation advice,  
this is a common enough problem, whose solution is sufficiently non- 
obvious, that adding appendix text makes sense.

I also think we should add a force-authenticate feature, but I think  
it makes sense to put this in a separate "DAV-fixes" draft. This  
draft can accumulate items like Force-Authenticate, and the reliable  
etags for the body and dead properties, etc. I'll take an action item  
to start creating this draft. I'll make it a private draft, so Cullen  
doesn't have to justify the creation of a new WG item :-)

- Jim
Received on Friday, 28 October 2005 21:42:39 UTC

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