Re: [Ietf-caldav] [Fwd: draft-reschke-http-addmember-00]

Am 17.02.2005 um 17:05 schrieb Cyrus Daboo:
> Hi Julian,
> --On February 17, 2005 2:54:38 PM +0100 Julian Reschke  
> <> wrote:
>> 1) CalDav's approach is: use PUT to an arbitrary member URI of the
>> container; then let the server automagically move it somewhere else,  
>> and
>> report that in the Location response header
>> (< 
>> -00.html#r
>> fc.section.A.2>).
> I want to add that in the CalDAV case this URI naming restriction will  
> also apply to COPY and MOVE methods too, not just PUT. So we do need  
> to come up with a solution that at least works with those methods too.  
> Of course it is possible to emulate COPY and MOVE using PUT (client  
> downloads original data, creates it in new location) and DELETE  
> (remove old data in the case of MOVE) - but we should really have the  
> proper atomic operations for this.

It seems to me that however you solve the PUT/ADDMEMBER/POST problem,  
it can be used to solve the MOVE and COPY scenarios as well, at least  
for single, plain resources:

PUT/ADDMEMBER/POST a new, empty resource -> 201 with Location
COPY/MOVE to that new Location

Would this work?


Received on Thursday, 17 February 2005 16:35:08 UTC