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Re: Fw: Possible problem in collection definition

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Mon, 20 Feb 2006 16:47:08 +0100
Message-ID: <43F9E47C.6020907@gmx.de>
To: Geoffrey M Clemm <geoffrey.clemm@us.ibm.com>
CC: Jason Crawford <nn683849@smallcue.com>, webdav <w3c-dist-auth@w3.org>

Geoffrey M Clemm wrote:
> 
> OK, how about the following: (version 3, I believe :-)
> 
>   Although commonly a mapping consists of a single segment and a resource,
>   in general, a mapping consists of a set of segments and a resource.
>   This allows a server to treat a set of segments as equivalent
>   (i.e. either all of the segments are mapped to the same resource,
>   or none of the segments are mapped to a resource).
>   For example, a server that performs case-folding on segments
>   will treat the segments "ab", "Ab", "aB", and "AB" as equivalent,
>   A client can then use any of these segments to identify the resource.
>   Note that a PROPFIND result will select one of these equivalent
>   segments to identify the mapping, so there will be one PROPFIND
>   response element per mapping, not one per segment in the mapping.
> 
> Cheers,
> Geoff

Perfect.

Best regards, Julian
Received on Monday, 20 February 2006 15:50:07 GMT

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