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RE: Issue with "Treatment of NULL Values"

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Tue, 14 Jan 2003 18:55:24 +0100
To: "Jim Whitehead" <ejw@cse.ucsc.edu>, <www-webdav-dasl@w3.org>
Message-ID: <JIEGINCHMLABHJBIGKBCOEAJGDAA.julian.reschke@gmx.de>

Hmm.

1) If this is an issue, it needs to be clarified in RFC2518 as well. As far
as I can tell, there's currently no normative language how properties that
are present must be reported (just examples).

2) If we do this, we'll have to consider edge cases such as 207 :-)

Julian

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> -----Original Message-----
> From: www-webdav-dasl-request@w3.org
> [mailto:www-webdav-dasl-request@w3.org]On Behalf Of Jim Whitehead
> Sent: Tuesday, January 14, 2003 6:43 PM
> To: www-webdav-dasl@w3.org
> Subject: RE: Issue with "Treatment of NULL Values"
>
>
>
> My rationale is it would leave things more open for future
> extensions in the
> 2xx space. But, it's not a strong opinion.
>
> - Jim
>
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: www-webdav-dasl-request@w3.org
> > [mailto:www-webdav-dasl-request@w3.org]On Behalf Of Julian Reschke
> > Sent: Tuesday, January 14, 2003 9:37 AM
> > To: Jim Whitehead; www-webdav-dasl@w3.org
> > Subject: RE: Issue with "Treatment of NULL Values"
> >
> >
> >
> > I thought about that as well, but I really couldn't find a case where a
> > property would be present and would be reported with a 2xx status
> > that isn't
> > actually 200.
> >
> > --
> > <green/>bytes GmbH -- http://www.greenbytes.de -- tel:+492512807760
> >
> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > From: www-webdav-dasl-request@w3.org
> > > [mailto:www-webdav-dasl-request@w3.org]On Behalf Of Jim Whitehead
> > > Sent: Tuesday, January 14, 2003 6:24 PM
> > > To: www-webdav-dasl@w3.org
> > > Subject: RE: Issue with "Treatment of NULL Values"
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > > The draft currently says:
> > > >
> > > > "If a PROPFIND for a property value would yield a 404 or 403
> > > response for
> > > > that property, then that property is considered NULL."
> > > >
> > > > Shouldn't this say:
> > > >
> > > > "If a PROPFIND for a property value would yield any non-200
> > > (OK) response
> > > > for that property, then that property is considered NULL."
> > >
> > > Perhaps this should be 2xx.
> > >
> > > - Jim
> > >
>
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