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Re: [caldav] [VCARDDAV] new webdav sync draft

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Sat, 21 Nov 2009 07:56:35 +0100
Message-ID: <4B078F23.4060002@gmx.de>
To: Andrew McMillan <andrew@morphoss.com>
CC: Arnaud Quillaud <Arnaud.Quillaud@Sun.COM>, w3c-dist-auth@w3.org
Andrew McMillan wrote:
> On Fri, 2009-11-20 at 17:13 +0100, Arnaud Quillaud wrote:
>> On 11/19/09 11:01 PM, Andrew McMillan wrote: 
>>> In particular when synchronising a calendar collection it would be
>>> desirable for the report to be able to return 'caldav:calendar-data',
>>> which in many cases would then save the further round-trip of a
>>> calendar-multiget report following this report.  I assume there would be
>>> similar advantages in retrieving the actual changed data in other extensions.
> 
>   
>> A client may ask for any property... as long as it is defined as
>> such... calendar-data is not one of them. See
>> http://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc4791#section-9.6 :
>> << 
>> However, the CALDAV:calendar-data XML element is
>>       not a WebDAV property and, as such, is not returned in PROPFIND
>>       responses
> 
> Ah, what a shame.  Can I take it from this that CardDAV will also suffer
> from this limitation?
> ...

Can't resist: "I told you so". Pseudo-properties are bad; they require 
more special cases, create ambiguities and confusion.

 > ..

BR, Julian
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