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Re: AW: DAV:principal-URL

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Fri, 23 May 2008 18:22:53 +0200
Message-ID: <4836EF5D.6040403@gmx.de>
To: Wilfredo Sánchez Vega <wsanchez@wsanchez.net>
CC: Cyrus Daboo <cyrus@daboo.name>, Geoffrey M Clemm <geoffrey.clemm@us.ibm.com>, acl@webdav.org, Konstantin Breu <Konstantin.Breu@gmx.net>, 'WebDAV' <w3c-dist-auth@w3.org>

Wilfredo Sánchez Vega wrote:
> 
> On May 23, 2008, at 4:10 AM, Julian Reschke wrote:
>> OK, let's assume a server that has only one URI per principal, and 
>> that URI is a mailto URI.\
> 
>   ...but that's not allowed; a server is required to expose at least one 
> http(s) scheme URL for each principal.  It's just not required (we 
> think) that this be the one in the DAV:principal-URL property; it might 
> one of the alternate URIs.

Yes. It was just a thought experiment.

>> (*) Shouldn't that be "DAV:current-user-principal-URL", by the way?
> 
>   I think it should be if we can require that it be the same as the 
> DAV:principal-URL property on the principal resource, but Cyrus argued 
> that the name should emphasize that it provides access to a resource 
> that can yield further information about the current principal.

Hm, whether we say "resource" or "URL" should not depend on that, but 
what is in the value of the property. And it is a URL, after all.

BR, Julian
Received on Friday, 23 May 2008 16:25:49 GMT

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