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Re: acl settings and extended MKCOL

From: Henrik Holst <henrik@witsbits.com>
Date: Mon, 12 May 2008 13:56:59 +0200
To: Arnaud Quillaud <Arnaud.Quillaud@Sun.COM>
Cc: w3c-dist-auth@w3.org
Message-Id: <1210593419.16452.0.camel@henrik-desktop>

mån 2008-05-12 klockan 16:48 +0530 skrev Arnaud Quillaud:
> Hello,
> 
> The WebDAV ACL spec does not offer a way to create a resource and set 
> its acl in a single operation. Nor does it let you discover the initial 
> acl set on a new resource (http://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc3744#section-12.3).
> 
> With the new extended MKCOL 
> (http://tools.ietf.org/html/draft-daboo-webdav-mkcol), it is now 
> possible to set properties and create a collection in one single operation.
> By setting the DAV:acl property among those properties, one can achieve 
> an atomic (MKCOL + ACL).
> I think no WebDAV specification prevents a server from allowing this 
> (especially given that the WebDAV ACL spec precedes extended MKCOL draft).
> But isn't it something that would be worth mentioning in the extended 
> MKCOL spec, either to clarify the expected behavior,... or to discourage 
> its use if it is found to be problematic.
> 
> Arnaud Q
> 
> 
DAV:acl is a protected property so it shouldn't be possible to set it using the extended MKCOL as far as I can see.
/Henrik Holst
Received on Monday, 12 May 2008 11:57:35 GMT

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