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Re: Status of Bugzilla Bug 10, Round-tripping various information in properties

From: Wilfredo Sánchez Vega <wsanchez@wsanchez.net>
Date: Wed, 4 Jan 2006 13:04:59 -0800
Message-Id: <248AB03A-3CA6-4098-90DB-3EAEDEEE919A@wsanchez.net>
Cc: webdav WG <w3c-dist-auth@w3.org>
To: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>

On Dec 24, 2005, at 9:08 AM, Julian Reschke wrote:

>>   Only an engineer would think that a generic client is an  
>> acceptable UI for browsing structured data, even if it is XML "text".
>>   Lisa and some others in CalDAV think it's useful to have  
>> meaningful resource names in CalDAV because then you can browse it  
>> with Firefox or mount it in Finder, as if my Mom wants to crack  
>> open an iCalendar resource and read it for fun.  That's OK for  
>> developers, but it's _really_ bad UI.  Never mind localization  
>> issues and the like.
>
> It may be bad UI, but that doesn't change the fact that meaningful  
> (stable) URLs are a good thing...

   Right, but "<UID>.ics" gives you stable URLs.  The ability to call  
CalDAV resources "My Birthday.ics" is what I was calling a  
misfeature, well-intentioned as it may be.

	-wsv
Received on Wednesday, 4 January 2006 21:05:15 GMT

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