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Re: Possible problem in collection definition

From: Jason Crawford <nn683849@smallcue.com>
Date: Sun, 19 Feb 2006 13:49:04 -0500
To: Lisa Dusseault <lisa@osafoundation.org>
Cc: " webdav" <w3c-dist-auth@w3.org>
Message-ID: <OFC558B1CF.219B24E8-ON8525711A.0066E806-8525711A.00676490@us.ibm.com>
On Sunday, 02/19/2006 at 09:29 PST, Lisa Dusseault 
<nnlisa___at___osafoundation.org@smallcue.com> wrote:
> That's nearly what I had in mind, but I wonder if case-folding is the 
only 
> acceptable way for servers to have multiple URLs for the same resources 
and 
> only advertise one of them.  What about a server that automatically 
finds a 
> "foo.html" file when clients ask for "foo.htm"?

I think Jullian also mentioned an additional situation where there is 
aliasing.

OTOH, Geoffrey only used case-folding as an example.  Would you 
suggest that he include addtional examples?  Or is one example enough?


> >   An exception to this rule occurs if the server performs 
"case-folding" 
> >   on the URL segments, e.g. considers the segment "AB" to be 
equivalent 
> >   to the segements "Ab", "aB", and "ab".  In this case, A MUST contain 

> >   a mapping to B from one of the segments that are equivalent to 
"SEGMENT". 
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