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Re: Fw: Possible problem in collection definition

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Mon, 20 Feb 2006 23:09:57 +0100
Message-ID: <43FA3E35.3040401@gmx.de>
To: Elias Sinderson <elias@soe.ucsc.edu>
CC: Jason Crawford <nn683849@smallcue.com>, webdav <w3c-dist-auth@w3.org>

Elias Sinderson wrote:
>> 4) Optimally, there would be a portable way for a client to discover 
>> the canonical form (**).
> 
> This may be too obvious, but how about simply recommending a PROPFIND on 
> the parent collection? This seems as good as any other approach to 
> discover the canonical form that a server uses for identifying a resource.

Discovering the canonical form may be way more complex than just doing a 
caseless comparison. How do you expect a client to actually know what 
segment it is looking for in more complex cases?

Best regards, Julian
Received on Monday, 20 February 2006 22:10:51 GMT

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