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Re: RFC3744 question: COPY privileges

From: Evert | Rooftop <evert@rooftopsolutions.nl>
Date: Sun, 4 Oct 2009 14:41:57 +0200
Cc: WebDAV <w3c-dist-auth@w3.org>
Message-Id: <C213403E-EAE8-4A9C-80AE-7279014AD21B@rooftopsolutions.nl>
To: Werner Donné <werner.donne@re.be>
On 2009-10-04, at 2:19 PM, Werner Donné wrote:

> Hi Evert,
>
> If you are deleting an existing target collection prior to the  
> actual COPY, the latter will create a new collection resource with a  
> new binding in the collection the existing target collection was in.  
> This would require the "bind" privilege for that parent collection,  
> just as when you move the source collection into it. So you don't  
> need a special interpretation of any privileges. There are anyway no  
> "copy privileges".

Thanks Werner, this is what I'll be doing.

I was also not referring to any copy privileges, just that the  
specification says write-properties and write-content is required for  
copying over existing resources.
But this makes more sense regardless.

Thanks again,
Evert
Received on Sunday, 4 October 2009 12:42:36 GMT

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