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Re: Order of dead properties

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Tue, 08 Mar 2005 16:28:59 +0100
Message-ID: <422DC4BB.10405@gmx.de>
To: Lisa Dusseault <lisa@osafoundation.org>
CC: Heiko.Weber@softwareag.com, w3c-dist-auth@w3.org

Lisa Dusseault wrote:
> In general, WebDAV does not take advantage of the ordering of XML 
> elements when a single element occurs multiple times inside the parent 
> element.  As well as allowing any order for the properties of a resource 
> (live or dead), the server may put resources in any order in a Depth 1 
> or Depth Infinity PROPFIND response.  Servers aren't required to take 
> the order of property changes in a PROPPATCH request into effect, 
> either.  In some cases the spec explicitly says that order isn't 

Not so. <http://greenbytes.de/tech/webdav/rfc2518.html#rfc.section.8.2.p.3>:

"Instruction processing MUST occur in the order instructions are 
received (i.e., from top to bottom)."

> ...

Best regards, Julian

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