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Re: rfc2518bis-14: COPY/MOVE semantics

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Thu, 16 Mar 2006 15:09:02 +0100
Message-ID: <4419717E.6030102@gmx.de>
To: Manfred Baedke <manfred.baedke@greenbytes.de>
CC: John Barone <jbarone@xythos.com>, w3c-dist-auth@w3.org

Manfred Baedke wrote:
> John,
> 
> after reading these sections again, I have to admit that RFC2518 
> apparently intended to say that dead properties MUST be preserved by 
> COPY/MOVE unless specified otherwise by the propertybehavior element. 
> Therefore, I will have to change my mind from objecting against a 
> semantical change to proposing a semantical change :)
> My point is that the MUST requirement simply does not match the SHOULD 
> requirement of PROPPATCH. It would be plainly impossible to COPY a 
> resource with dead properties to a server that does not support dead 
> properties (for example, a simple file system based implementation). I 
> am proposing to relax the requirement to SHOULD level.
> 
> Regards,
> Manfred

OK, I opened an issue for this one on BugZilla 
(<http://ietf.cse.ucsc.edu:8080/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=235>).

Best regards, Julian
Received on Thursday, 16 March 2006 14:10:25 GMT

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