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Re: getting WebDAV SEARCH ready for the IESG

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Mon, 04 Aug 2008 20:34:44 +0200
Message-ID: <48974BC4.5020901@gmx.de>
To: John Barone <jbarone@xythos.com>
CC: w3c-dist-auth@w3.org, www-webdav-dasl@w3.org

John Barone wrote:
> First and foremost I would be in favor of wording that is consistent
> with what's outlined in section 2.3.1, for truncation.  From a client
> perspective, I would think that the MUST wording in section 5.17.1 is
> most desirable.  However, from a practical (and admittedly self-serving)
> point of view, simply stating that the results MUST ordered as the
> client directed, would be preferred.  Section 2.3.1 goes on to say:
> 
> "... the partial results returned MAY be any subset of the result set
> that would have satisfied the original query".
> 
> Perhaps in section 5.17.1 the additional sentence could be phrased:
> 
> "... the results that are included in the response document SHOULD be
> those that order highest"

So, to be precise, the single change you're proposing is to relax the 
"must" to a "should"?

I'd be ok with that.

BR, Julian
Received on Monday, 4 August 2008 18:35:28 GMT

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