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Re: draft-reschke-webdav-post-04

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Tue, 10 Nov 2009 15:21:46 +0100
Message-ID: <4AF976FA.6010806@gmx.de>
To: Cyrus Daboo <cyrus@daboo.name>
CC: WebDAV <w3c-dist-auth@w3.org>, CalDAV <ietf-caldav@osafoundation.org>, CardDAV <vcarddav@ietf.org>
Cyrus Daboo wrote:
> Hi,
> I have heard from some implementors that they would like collection 
> creation to also be part of this draft. In particular, CalDAV and/or 
> CardDAV clients creating calendars or address books would prefer to 
> leave specification of the resource name to the client.
> Proposal:
> - Add a DAV:add-collection property containing a URI (which must be 
> different than DAV:add-member)
> - A POST on that URI creates a collection within the parent collection, 
> with a server chosen resource name
> - If the POST contains an XML body with DAV:mkcol as the root element, 
> then that body is interpreted the same way as MKCOL ext.

Sounds good to me. Before I make this change -- the doc already being in 
state "publication requested" -- does anybody have a problem with this? 
(Note it's totally optional; a server that doesn't want to support this 
simply wouldn't expose the property).

> Comment:
> For the Example in section 3.4 it might be better to have the request 
> body contain text that is different from that in the Slug header to make 
> it clear where the name the server chose is coming from.

Good point. Fixed in 

Best regards, Julian
Received on Tuesday, 10 November 2009 14:22:31 UTC

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