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Re: Response when no matching resource was found

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Thu, 16 Dec 2004 18:02:31 +0100
Message-ID: <41C1BFA7.3070204@gmx.de>
To: Lisa Dusseault <lisa@osafoundation.org>
CC: Bernard Desruisseaux <bernard.desruisseaux@oracle.com>, ietf-dav-versioning@w3.org, www-webdav-dasl@w3.org, w3c-dist-auth@w3.org

Lisa Dusseault wrote:
> Do any servers currently do this in responses to REPORT or SEARCH?   
> Have they run into problems with clients who don't know how to  
> interpret the result if the <multistatus> element is empty?  I wouldn't  
> be surprised if there were problems.

I would (be surprised).

It's the nature of certain REPORTs and SEARCH that the result set can be 
empty, and a client that can't cope with it is simply broken.


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