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Re: Fw: Possible problem in collection definition

From: Elias Sinderson <elias@soe.ucsc.edu>
Date: Mon, 20 Feb 2006 13:56:43 -0800
Message-ID: <43FA3B1B.1000109@cse.ucsc.edu>
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.

This seems the best version yet and I have no reservations about 
adopting the above text.


Cheers,
Elias
Received on Monday, 20 February 2006 21:57:01 GMT

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