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RE: Move and Delete (was: bind draft issues)

From: Lisa Dusseault <lisa@xythos.com>
Date: Fri, 7 Mar 2003 13:30:41 -0800
To: "'Jason Crawford'" <nn683849@smallcue.com>, "'Julian Reschke'" <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Cc: "'Clemm, Geoff'" <gclemm@rational.com>, "'WebDAV'" <w3c-dist-auth@w3.org>
Message-ID: <049601c2e4f0$ce4927e0$bb01a8c0@xythoslap>

> > Anyway, the main issue for us is that we absolutely can not 
> change the
> > DELETE collection semantics (from what we have in RFC2518).
> Sure you can.  The behavior the spec outlines is compliant with 2518.
> It does not break 2518 compliant clients.  But it does require that
> server writers do some coding before they can claim to support
> this new feature.

Well, yes, one can change the required behavior from 2518 to 2518bis.
However, we don't want to do that unless there are existing
interoperability problems.  I don't think changing the model so that
some servers have difficulty being compliant with the new model is a
good idea for 2518bis.

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