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Re: multiget reports Re: Thoughts on relation to WebDAV

From: Cyrus Daboo <cyrus@daboo.name>
Date: Wed, 28 May 2008 10:10:19 -0400
To: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>, Helge Hess <helge.hess@opengroupware.org>
cc: WebDAV <w3c-dist-auth@w3.org>, vcarddav@ietf.org
Message-ID: <DED5C693F3F995074264CCCF@caldav.corp.apple.com>

Hi Julian,

--On May 28, 2008 12:05:00 PM +0200 Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de> 
wrote:

>> Could you elaborate? An MGET capable cache could still disassemble the
>> MGET and serve the individual resources from its cache (which is in fact
>> why I would prefer a real MGET instead of a REPORT). It would really
>> just be a nested request.
>
> OK, that would work, but will be tricky to deploy. *Existing* caches will
> not know how to do it.

I could quite easily see specialized CalDAV/CardDAV caches being used that 
do have knowledge of multiget behavior and likely would be supplied by the 
CalDAV/CardDAV server vendors themselves for their own scalability reasons.

-- 
Cyrus Daboo
Received on Wednesday, 28 May 2008 14:11:02 GMT

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