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Re: [Bug 181] New: error element

From: Cullen Jennings <fluffy@cisco.com>
Date: Thu, 24 Nov 2005 08:19:13 -0800
To: <bugzilla@soe.ucsc.edu>, WebDav <w3c-dist-auth@w3.org>
Message-ID: <BFAB2801.6202A%fluffy@cisco.com>


I don't understand this bug. What's the problem?


On 11/20/05 12:32 PM, "bugzilla@soe.ucsc.edu" <bugzilla@soe.ucsc.edu> wrote:

> 
> http://ietf.cse.ucsc.edu:8080/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=181
> 
>            Summary: error element
>            Product: WebDAV-RFC2518-bis
>            Version: -08
>           Platform: Other
>                URL: http://greenbytes.de/tech/webdav/draft-ietf-webdav-
>                     rfc2518bis-08.html#rfc.section.13.29
>         OS/Version: other
>             Status: NEW
>           Severity: normal
>           Priority: P2
>          Component: 13.  XML Element Definitions
>         AssignedTo: joe-bugzilla@cursive.net
>         ReportedBy: julian.reschke@greenbytes.de
>          QAContact: w3c-dist-auth@w3.org
> 
> 
> <http://greenbytes.de/tech/webdav/draft-ietf-webdav-rfc2518bis-08.html#rfc.sec
> tion.13.29>:
> 
> "Error responses, particularly 403 Forbidden and 409 Conflict, sometimes need
> more information to indicate what went wrong. When an error response contains
> a
> body in WebDAV, the body is in XML with the root element 'error'. The 'error'
> tag SHOULD include a standard error tag defined in this specification or
> another
> specification. The 'error' tag MAY include custom error tags (in custom
> namespaces) which a client can safely ignore."
> 
> Clients MAY ignore everything here. And that doesn't depend on where the
> condition code is defined.
> 
> Of course the better resolution is just to copy the text from RFC3253, and to
> use it's terminology to be consistent with RFC3253, RFC3648 and RFC3744.
> 
> 
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