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Re: RFC 3744: principal-collection-set

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Fri, 27 Apr 2007 08:57:02 +0200
Message-ID: <46319EBE.8080400@gmx.de>
To: werner.donne@re.be
CC: w3c-dist-auth@w3.org

Julian Reschke wrote:
> 
> Werner Donné wrote:
>>
>> Hi,
>>
>> The property-collection-set can be obtained through a PROPFIND
>> on a resource. Why isn't the OPTIONS method used for this? It
>> is the case for activity-collection-set, version-history-collection-set
>> and workspace-collection-set, which are defined in RFC 3253?
> 
> The working group decided that abusing OPTIONS for this is the wrong 
> thing to do, and all information should be made properties instead (this 
>  will save one round trip if you need both these and other properties).
> 
> The RCF3253 issues list should have a related entry, pointing out that 
> rfc3253bis should make these live properties as well. Unfortunately, 
> www.webdav.org is down right now (again).

See 
<http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/ietf-dav-versioning/2002JulSep/0003.html> 
and <http://www.webdav.org/deltav/protocol/rfc3253-issues-list.htm>, 
Item "5.5_USE_PROPERTIES".

Best regards, Julian
Received on Friday, 27 April 2007 06:57:23 GMT

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