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Re: Comments on the "new" 2518--Display Name

From: Elias Sinderson <elias@soe.ucsc.edu>
Date: Mon, 20 Mar 2006 10:54:02 -0800
Message-ID: <441EFA4A.5010000@cse.ucsc.edu>
To: w3c-dist-auth@w3.org

I am satisfied with the proposed text, below.


Julian Reschke wrote:

> 15.2.  displayname Property
>    Name:   displayname
>    Purpose:   Provides a name for the resource that is suitable for
>       presentation to a user.
>    Value:   Any text.
>    Protected:   SHOULD NOT be protected.  Note that servers implementing
>       [RFC2518] might have made this a protected property as this is a
>       new requirement.
>    COPY/MOVE behaviour:   This property value SHOULD be preserved in
>       COPY and MOVE operations.
>    Description:   The property contains a description of the resource
>       that is suitable for presentation to a user.  This property is
>       defined on the resource, and hence SHOULD have the same value
>       independent of the Request-URI used to retrieve it (thus computing
>       this property based on the Request-URI is deprecated).
>       While generic clients will be able to use the value of the DAV:
>       displayname property for display to end users, client UI designers
>       must understand that the method for identifying resources is still
>       the URL.  In particular, there is no guarantee whatsoever that the
>       values of this property are unique for each member of a
>       collection.  Also note that changes to DAV:displayname do not
>       issue moves or copies to the server, but simply change a piece of
>       meta-data on the individual resource.
>    <!ELEMENT displayname (#PCDATA) >
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