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Re: SEARCH by last path segment, Was: SEARCH for displayname

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Thu, 20 Nov 2003 11:53:03 +0100
Message-ID: <3FBC9D0F.5070505@gmx.de>
To: www-webdav-dasl@w3.org

I agree with most Elias said, however....

> This use case can be addressed using displayname and, as such, does not 
> provide a sufficiently compelling argument for including the feature in 
> the specification...

Well, there's no interoperability at all for DAV:displayname. Some 
servers default it to the unecaped form of the last path segment (IIS, 
Slide, Tomcat), while others just treat it as a dead property that *can* 
hold a description (Apache/mod_dav, SAP). So using DAV:displayname to 
filter or sort by last path segment simply won't work.


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