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Re: Recognizing a WebDAV enabled client

From: Michael Wechner <michael.wechner@wyona.com>
Date: Fri, 30 Jun 2006 15:58:35 +0200
Message-ID: <44A52E0B.6070400@wyona.com>
To: Manfred Baedke <manfred.baedke@greenbytes.de>
CC: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>, w3c-dist-auth@w3.org

Manfred Baedke wrote:
>
> Hi Michael,
>
>> Also the server might want to deliver a different response, e.g. if 
>> the GET request is being issued from a regular Web-Browser,
>> then the server might respond with a common (X)HTML, but if the GET 
>> request is being issued from Cadaver or OpenOffice then
>> the server might respond with an ODT file.
>
> What about the Accept header?

makes sense, whereas I need to check what OpenOffice for instance is 
actually sending, but see my other usecase re
custom authentication.
>
>> because the server might be able to handle different versions of 
>> WebDAV. I think this makes sense
>> for backward and forward compatibility reasons.
>
> Are there any specific incompatibility issues you are aware of ?
no, but I could imagine there will be if there will be more than one 
version of WebDAV and so I think it should
me mandatory for clients to send the DAV header.

Cheers

Michi
>
>
> Regards,
> Manfred
>
>
>


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