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Re: Fwd: I-D Action: draft-murchison-webdav-prefer-05.txt

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Thu, 19 Sep 2013 16:53:08 +0200
Message-ID: <523B0FD4.5000309@gmx.de>
To: Ken Murchison <murch@andrew.cmu.edu>, Cyrus Daboo <cyrus@daboo.name>
CC: WebDAV <w3c-dist-auth@w3.org>
On 2013-09-19 16:43, Ken Murchison wrote:
> On 09/19/2013 10:38 AM, Cyrus Daboo wrote:
>> Hi Ken,
>>
>> --On September 19, 2013 at 10:05:04 AM -0400 Ken Murchison
>> <murch@andrew.cmu.edu> wrote:
>>
>>>>> If you feel that this is a show-stopper, I can certainly remove this
>>>>> text.
>>>>
>>>> I'd get rid of it.
>>>
>>> OK.
>>>
>>
>> Well I do think it is worth mentioning that the Brief header exists
>> and this new draft is defining a standards-based alternative to that -
>> emphasizing that servers/clients that currently support Brief can also
>> implement Prefer without any problems. The only thing to state is that
>> if a server receives both Brief and Prefer it should prefer Prefer!

Prefer: prefer

/me ducks

> Do you have any suggested text to replace/augment what I have in
> Appendix A?  I think Julian wants me to remove the suggestion that
> Prefer-based implementations also implement Brief.

Stating where it came from is good (plus having the references).

I just wouldn't recommend to implement it; if you do so, people *will* 
ask what the point of the new spec is.

Best regards, Julian
Received on Thursday, 19 September 2013 14:53:54 UTC

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