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RE: Binding loops and PROPFIND clarification needed (was Re: COPY and bindings)

From: Geoffrey M Clemm <geoffrey.clemm@us.ibm.com>
Date: Tue, 5 Aug 2003 14:19:35 -0400
To: w3c-dist-auth@w3.org
Message-ID: <OF3495F79A.1EBE5F64-ON85256D79.0062D273-85256D79.0064ABB3@us.ibm.com>
I think the granularity of <process-208> is too fine.
I'd prefer to just allow the use of the DAV header as a request header,
and if the client says:

DAV: 1,2,bind

and then the server can use 208 responses (i.e. because "bind" appears
in the request DAV header).

Or if the request header should have its own name, use something like
a "DAV-CLIENT" header.


"Julian Reschke" <julian.reschke@gmx.de> wrote on 08/05/2003 03:30:38 AM:

> OK, here'a proposal: add a DAV:response-format element to DAV:propfind.
> Members of DAV:response-format indicate that the client is prepared to
> process particular response formats that are not strictly compatible tp
> RFC2518. In this case, a client would submit
> <propfind xmlns="DAV:">
>   <response-format><process-208/></response-format>
>   <allprop/>
> </propfind>
> (I'd like to be able to re-use that for other extensions, therefore a
> container element seems to be a good idea).
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