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Re: Comments on the "new" 2518 -- Compliance Level

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Thu, 02 Mar 2006 09:27:08 +0100
Message-ID: <4406AC5C.4000202@gmx.de>
To: Kevin Wiggen <kwiggen@xythos.com>
CC: w3c-dist-auth@w3.org

Kevin Wiggen wrote:
> Since the actions of Move, Copy, Delete are not backwardly compatible, I 
> donít agree with the Compliance Classes that are listed in the 
> document.  A client will probably want to know if itís talking to an 
> OLDER server or a NEWER server before it takes action.  Thus there needs 
> to be a way for a client to tell.  Also can a server implement both 
> (again for backward compatibility) and thus let the client tell the 
> server what type of MOVE it would like (adding a DAV: 1 header or 
> something). Maybe DAV:1 = old RFC2518, DAV:2 = either RFC2518 w/ locks, 
> and DAV:3 = new RFC2518.  I am not sure how a server can be 1 & 3 with 
> the changes to MOVE/COPY/DELETE.

Again, there are no changes for MOVE/COPY/DELETE, and older clients are 
supposed to work with newer servers.

Best regards, Julian
Received on Thursday, 2 March 2006 08:28:07 UTC

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