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From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Mon, 29 Oct 2001 22:35:18 +0100
To: "Clemm, Geoff" <gclemm@rational.com>, "WebDAV" <w3c-dist-auth@w3.org>
Message-ID: <JIEGINCHMLABHJBIGKBCMELDDFAA.julian.reschke@gmx.de>

I'd like to see how the DAV:dst in WebDAV can support what Microsoft is
doing with their Translate header (namely, having the source and the dynamic
content at the same URL).

See also my comments in



> -----Original Message-----
> From: w3c-dist-auth-request@w3.org
> [mailto:w3c-dist-auth-request@w3.org]On Behalf Of Clemm, Geoff
> Sent: Monday, October 29, 2001 10:18 PM
> To: WebDAV
> Subject: RE: Ideas: GETSRC & MULTIPUT
> Why isn't GETSRC just a GET on the DAV:dst of the DAV:source property?
> (If it is just a shorthand for this, I'm against the redundant marshalling
> of this request through a new method).
> As for MULTIPUT, that sounds fine to me, but it should be accompanied by
> a MULTIGET, which would allow reading of a resource and its metadata in
> one transaction.
> Cheers,
> Geoff
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jim Whitehead [mailto:ejw@cse.ucsc.edu]
> Sent: Monday, October 29, 2001 3:14 PM
> To: WebDAV
> Subject: Ideas: GETSRC & MULTIPUT
> I'm interested in the list's thoughts on two ideas for DAV improvements:
> The first is to introduce a GETSRC method to support access to the
> unprocessed source of a resource. This would decouple the dynamic response
> of a resource (GET) from its static source (GETSRC).
> The second is to introduce the MULTIPUT method to support "PUT with
> PROPPATCH" scenarios. MULTIPUT would accept some subset of multipart MIME
> packages and atomically write them to the server. This would support the
> update of a resource and its metadata in one transaction.
> - Jim
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