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RE: 7.1.1 and responsedirection

From: Jim Whitehead <ejw@ics.uci.edu>
Date: Mon, 12 Oct 1998 10:59:27 -0700
To: Greg Stein <gstein@lyra.org>, w3c-dist-auth@w3.org
Message-ID: <003101bdf60a$0db1bda0$d115c380@galileo.ics.uci.edu>

> I checked back through the archive and didn't see anything, so I figured
> I'd report it:
> 7.1.1 has an example with a multi-status response. The second <propstat>
> element contains a <responsedescription>. According to the DTD (and
> under the propstat element description), this is not allowed.

Good catch!  You are absolutely correct, this is an error in the spec.

The repair for this is to change the production for propstat to allow an
optional responsedescription, i.e.:

<!ELEMENT propstat (prop, status, responsedescription?)>

- Jim
Received on Monday, 12 October 1998 14:12:09 UTC

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