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Re: Perils of "guidance" (was Re: lock-null's Still Locked after MKCOL or PUT conversion?)

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Mon, 31 Jan 2005 13:23:46 +0100
Message-ID: <41FE2352.9080604@gmx.de>
To: Joe Hildebrand <jhildebrand@jabber.com>
CC: Geoffrey M Clemm <geoffrey.clemm@us.ibm.com>, webdav <w3c-dist-auth@w3.org>

Joe Hildebrand wrote:

> Perhaps we should go ahead and start an implementation guide wiki (or 
> similar), so that the "guidance" texts have a place to live, so that 
> people feel like those clarifications won't get lost if they aren't in 
> the spec.

Funny enough, we *do* have a Wiki running on webdav.org 
(<http://www.webdav.org/wiki/projects/SubWiki>), installed by Greg 
Stein. We could give that one a try.

> Those who want a more explicit spec won't like this, since the text will 
> clearly be non-normative, and there will be two places to go to figure 
> out what to implement.  However, if it means that implementors don't 
> have to solve the puzzle box themselves (if they know where to look), 
> maybe that would be good enough.

Also, discussion and collaboration over there may end in text that can 
go into potential spec errata, spec revisions or new documents.

> ...

Best regards, Julian

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