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Re: Open Requirements Issues

From: Gregory J. Woodhouse <gjw@wnetc.com>
Date: Fri, 6 Jun 1997 10:11:55 -0700 (PDT)
To: webdav@warlok.ds.boeing.com
cc: w3c-dist-auth@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.BSF.3.96.970606095706.21615B-100000@shell3.ba.best.com>
It sounds to me like what you need is a kind of mandatory
content-negotiation in which

Accept-Language: en-us; q=1.0, *; q=0.0

Which would mean give me the US English version if it is available,
otherwise respond with 

406 Not Acceptable

Similarly, a PUT (or check in)  should be able to specify a language (It's
a little non-intuitive to use "Accept-Language" here, but I suppose it
would work. If the server is unable to store language specific versions,
or is unable to store the document under the language specified, I believe
it should respond with

409 Conflict

Gregory Woodhouse
gjw@wnetc.com    /    http://www.wnetc.com/home.html
If you're going to reinvent the wheel, at least try to come
up with a better one.
Received on Friday, 6 June 1997 13:12:03 UTC

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