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RE: Summary of ETag related issues in RFC2518bis

From: Dan Brotsky <dbrotsky@adobe.com>
Date: Tue, 20 Dec 2005 22:28:50 -0800
Message-ID: <E1F796B37FB8544FA09F6258E7CED3BB4B9356@namail3.corp.adobe.com>
To: "Jim Luther" <luther.j@apple.com>, "webdav" <w3c-dist-auth@w3.org>

> As the implementer of a WebDAV file system client, the whole 
> idea of x != GET(PUT(x)) makes my head hurt. For file systems 
> to work, they require x == GET(PUT(x)) if there have been no 
> PUTs from other clients between the PUT and the GET.

Yes, but there are many other webdav servers out there that are *not*
file systems.  I strongly believe that WebDAV was not intended just for
file-system access.

By the way, everyone, please note that GET(PUT(x)) == x does *not* imply
PUT(x) == x.

    dan
Received on Wednesday, 21 December 2005 06:29:10 GMT

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