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Re: [metadataInURI-31] (was Second Draft of summary of TAG issue abstractComponentRefs-37)

From: Chris Croome <chris@webarchitects.co.uk>
Date: Mon, 28 Apr 2003 09:01:11 +0100
To: www-tag@w3.org
Message-ID: <20030428080111.GC11613@webarchitects.co.uk>

Hi

On Sun 27-Apr-2003 at 01:34:37PM -0700, Larry Masinter wrote:
> 
>  http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-tag/2002Nov/0149
> 
>    #1. There should be a uniform way to declare version history of web
>    resources (recommended by W3C)?, and more importantly
> 
>    #2. There should be a "clean", uniform way to refer to (and thus
>    access) the metadata of web resources?
> 
> Note that WebDAV http://www.webdav.org/, discussed on
>   http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/w3c-dist-auth/
> provides for a "clean" univorm way to refer to (and thus
> access) the metadata of web resources, through the
> WebDAV protocol:
>  http://www.ietf.org/rfc/rfc2518.txt
> 
> and to the versioning information about resources:
>    http://www.ietf.org/rfc/rfc3253.txt
> 
> So before going off to invent new mechanisms, shouldn't the TAG
> evaluate where WebDAV fits into the Web architecture?

+1

See also Subversion [1] (a compelling replacement for CVS) and the
HTTP methods Subversion uses [2] and DeltaV: Adding Versioning to
the Web [3].

Chris

[1] http://subversion.tigris.org/

[2] http://subversion.tigris.org/project_faq.html#http-methods

[3] http://www.webdav.org/deltav/WWW10/deltav-intro.htm

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Chris Croome
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