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Re: RFC 3744: principal-collection-set

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Thu, 26 Apr 2007 15:11:18 +0200
Message-ID: <4630A4F6.50009@gmx.de>
To: werner.donne@re.be
CC: w3c-dist-auth@w3.org

Werner Donné wrote:
> Hi,
> The property-collection-set can be obtained through a PROPFIND
> on a resource. Why isn't the OPTIONS method used for this? It
> is the case for activity-collection-set, version-history-collection-set
> and workspace-collection-set, which are defined in RFC 3253?

The working group decided that abusing OPTIONS for this is the wrong 
thing to do, and all information should be made properties instead (this 
  will save one round trip if you need both these and other properties).

The RCF3253 issues list should have a related entry, pointing out that 
rfc3253bis should make these live properties as well. Unfortunately, 
www.webdav.org is down right now (again).

Best regards, Julian
Received on Thursday, 26 April 2007 13:11:47 UTC

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