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RFC2518 ambiguity on creationdate/lastmodifieddate

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Thu, 27 Sep 2001 12:25:22 +0200
To: "Webdav WG" <w3c-dist-auth@w3c.org>
Message-ID: <JIEGINCHMLABHJBIGKBCAEABDCAA.julian.reschke@gmx.de>

if for some reason a server doesn't have one of these timestamps for a
resource, what should it report on PROPFIND for these properties?

a) Property not found (HTTP 404),

b) Empty property (this seem to be backed by the wording in section 7.4 [1],
but is reported as error by Adobe GoLive,

c) Property silently suppressed (not reported at all) -- this seems to work
with GoLive.

In addition, how should the server behaviour upon a PROPFIND/propname on
this resource?


[1] <http://www.greenbytes.de/tech/webdav/rfc2518.html#rfc.section.7.4>
Received on Thursday, 27 September 2001 06:26:02 UTC

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