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Re: WebDAV sync informal last call

From: Werner Donné <werner.donne@pincette.biz>
Date: Tue, 19 Apr 2011 16:25:08 +0200
Cc: Arnaud Quillaud <arnaud.quillaud@oracle.com>, w3c-dist-auth@w3.org
Message-Id: <23E5FF76-F36B-48D1-BE61-43B11F372DC7@pincette.biz>
To: Cyrus Daboo <cyrus@daboo.name>
Hi Cyrus,

On 19 Apr 2011, at 16:08, Cyrus Daboo wrote:

>> What is the rationale behind sending it only once?
> Same rationale that causes changes to a resource to only be reported once. Basically a server only sends notification of a change in "state" of a resource once to anyone particular client for the simple reason that sync clients are expected to persist some state from the last sync operation.
> Simply put a "405" resource is no different from any other, except as follows:
> - When the resource first appears in the sync set, it is reported with a 403+DAV:error code
> - No change notifications are sent for the resource since it does not report any changes
> - If the resource is removed, a 404 is returned
> With that behavior, the "405" is effectively sent only once.
> -- 
> Cyrus Daboo

I see what you mean now. Thank you.

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