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Re: PROPFIND question

From: Greg Stein <gstein@lyra.org>
Date: Thu, 29 Jul 1999 01:26:02 -0700 (PDT)
To: ccjason@us.ibm.com
cc: w3c-dist-auth@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.3.95.990729012410.3820G-100000@ns1.lyra.org>
On Wed, 28 Jul 1999 ccjason@us.ibm.com wrote:
> <clark>
> Section 8.1 of the WebDAV spec states that the
> results for a PROPFIND on a collection resource
> with internal memeber URIs are returned as a flat
> list whose order of entries is not significant.  Since
> the internal member URIs can be construed as properties
> of the collection, is it safe to assume that the collection
> URI and its properties will be listed first and that
> only the order of the children is not significant ?  I've
> noticed that the zope server seems to work this way.
> </clark>
> Although it is probable, it is not safe to assume that.
> ...but I suspect you already knew that.  :-)

Not safe at all... mod_dav returns the collection's properties last. It
may change one day, but I have no plans to change it in the near/mid term.


Greg Stein, http://www.lyra.org/
Received on Thursday, 29 July 1999 04:28:30 UTC

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