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From: Douglas Steen <dsteen@ekeeper.com>
Date: Wed, 11 Apr 2001 09:45:36 -0500
Message-ID: <CE32377D0240D4118BF300A0C99D65800CC476@BANG>
To: WebDAV WG <w3c-dist-auth@w3.org>
I'll add my vote: "Aye"; enforce attribute persistence on the top-level node
for dead properties.

I will point out, however, that -- according to my own quick test --
Microsoft's IIS5 DAV implementation does NOT persist attributes at that
level.  And since they don't allow markup in dead properties, they
essentially don't persist attributes at ANY level.  Now I know that the onus
is on MS to conform to the DAV spec, and not vice-versa, but I'd be curious
to know if there were server implementation issues (for MS and others) that
might change some minds on this decision.

    Douglas R. Steen
    Drag-and-Drop Web Content Management
Received on Wednesday, 11 April 2001 10:54:06 UTC

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