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correct response code to BIND / REBIND when source is not found?

From: Tim Olsen <tolsen718@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 14 May 2007 13:38:48 -0400
Message-ID: <4be80d840705141038w45ecc33al98b8637ad29c1398@mail.gmail.com>
To: WebDAV <w3c-dist-auth@w3.org>


In the case of a BIND or REBIND, what is the correct response code
when the resource specified in the href element is not found?
(preconditions DAV:bind-source-exists and DAV:rebind-source-exists.)
I figure since it's not the Request-URI, the response should not be
404.  I see two options: a 207 Multistatus with an inner status of 404
on the href, or a 409 Conflict.  Any idea which, or if it's a totally
different response code?

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