Re: FW: 207 Multi-Status success

> From: Bill Brown []
> Sent: Wednesday, July 24, 2002 2:54 PM
> To: ''
> Subject: [Moderator Action] 207 Multi-Status success
> I recently implemented the Dav protocol for our Schema repo so it is now a
> Dav server....wrote all the code to handle failures for lock, delete, move,
> copy and proppatch, so they return a 207 multi-status response and the
> appropriate xml as defined by the Dav problem is that now.....I
> can't find a Dav client that recognizes 207 multi-status as a
> "failure"....everyone I've tried, treats it as a "success"....this actually
> makes sense to me, since 200 level status codes have always meant "success"
> to, if I change the code to remap the 207 multi-status and return a
> 412 Precondition Failed....then all the clients will treat that response
> status as a failure.....obviously, since 400 level codes are "client error"
> responses......I don't have much choice but to leave it that way.....
> Two questions....1) Am I completely missing something here?? and 2) Can
> anybody point me to a Dav client that treats the 207 multi-status as a
> "failure" in the appropriate cases??

cadaver (and any other client based on the neon library) treats a 207
response to MKCOL, DELETE, etc as an error.



Received on Wednesday, 24 July 2002 18:53:49 UTC