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Re: multiget reports Re: Thoughts on relation to WebDAV

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Thu, 29 May 2008 10:35:40 +0200
Message-ID: <483E6ADC.9050602@gmx.de>
To: Stefan Eissing <stefan.eissing@greenbytes.de>
CC: Cyrus Daboo <cyrus@daboo.name>, Helge Hess <helge.hess@opengroupware.org>, WebDAV <w3c-dist-auth@w3.org>, vcarddav@ietf.org

Stefan Eissing wrote:
> This BATCH/multi-GET topic comes up quite regularly every year or so. 
> It's a pony discussion.
> 
> For all use cases I have seen so far either
> 1. pipelining was adequate for it
> 2. or examples where as you described with optimizations for multiple 
> operations (security checks, dbms lookup, etc.)
> 
> Case 2 could be betterh andled (e.g. without changing the worldwide HTTP 
> implementation) by optimizing the URL namespace. What I mean is that one 
> adds URLs to the application which represent specific views on multiple 
> resources. Those you can then retrieve with a single GET.
> ...

Right.

Actually, my proposal allows a server to assign a GETtable URI to any 
REPORT response, so a client would have an extremely simply way to find 
out about the URI.

BR, Julian
Received on Thursday, 29 May 2008 08:36:23 GMT

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