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RE: Clarification of URI vs. Resource

From: <ccjason@us.ibm.com>
Date: Fri, 13 Nov 1998 20:25:43 -0500
To: w3c-dist-auth@w3.org
Message-ID: <852566BC.0007E47C.00@us.ibm.com>

Jim said...

> The DAV spec. follows the convention of the HTTP spec. for DELETE, which
> that DELETE doesn't just break the mapping between URL and resource, it
> deletes the resource as well.  As a result, it made sense, when extending
> DELETE to collections, to delete all resources as well as breaking the
> mapping between URLs and resources.

And in light of the existance of references and the fact that the resource
to URI mapping is no longer 1:1 (at least in this thread), do you still
think that deletion of the resource is the appropriate extrapolation of the
HTTP behavior?

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