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Re: WebDAV sync report w/invalid sync token

From: Cyrus Daboo <cyrus@daboo.name>
Date: Tue, 15 Nov 2011 10:13:51 -0500
To: Ken Murchison <murch@andrew.cmu.edu>, w3c-dist-auth@w3.org
Message-ID: <BDAE3B5F888F250929166830@caldav.corp.apple.com>
Hi Ken,

--On November 15, 2011 10:06:45 AM -0500 Ken Murchison 
<murch@andrew.cmu.edu> wrote:

>> I prefer to return 403's for all errors that involve pre-conditions and
>> that contain the DAV:error element.
> Thanks Cyrus.
> I can see the logic there.  So we want to tell the client to not repeat
> the request with the same sync-token as opposed to telling it that the
> request may work as-is once some other unspecified conflict is resolved.

Well any client using the sync REPORT should be looking at the DAV:error 
element and the behavior for that is explicitly described in the spec. If 
DAV:error were not present, then the client would follow the "normal" rules 
for HTTP status code processing.

Cyrus Daboo
Received on Tuesday, 15 November 2011 15:14:34 UTC

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