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Re: [Bug 10] Round-tripping namespace decls in properties

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Fri, 09 Dec 2005 19:35:56 +0100
Message-ID: <4399CE8C.3050307@gmx.de>
To: Jim Whitehead <ejw@soe.ucsc.edu>
CC: Wilfredo Sánchez Vega <wsanchez@wsanchez.net>, WebDAV WG <w3c-dist-auth@w3.org>

Jim Whitehead wrote:
> I'd like to better understand what the perceived implementation issues are.
> 
> One issue we create by preserving namespaces is the potential for 
> inconsistency.
> 
> Consider:
> 
> Request A uses namespace mapping foo="http://www.webdav.org/" and sets 
> the value of property foo:prop1 using it.
> 
> Request B uses namespace mapping foo="http://www.ucsc.edu/" and sets the 
> value of property foo:prop2 using it.
> 
> Request C requests properties prop1 and prop2.
> 
> Servers could handle this by using appropriately scoped namespace 
> declarations. It would involve a change in XML handling for some servers 
> that put all namespace declarations at the beginning of the multistatus 
> XML response.

Jim, this is a non-issue. Nobody has asked for preserving namespace 
prefixes for the property element itself.

 > ...

Best regards, Julian
Received on Friday, 9 December 2005 18:38:37 GMT

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