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Re: New draft: draft-daboo-webdav-mkcol-00.txt

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Mon, 19 Nov 2007 14:01:58 +0100
Message-ID: <47418946.1060509@gmx.de>
To: Cyrus Daboo <cyrus@daboo.name>
CC: John Barone <jbarone@xythos.com>, WebDAV <w3c-dist-auth@w3.org>

Cyrus Daboo wrote:
> ...
> With PUT, there is already a body being sent - i.e. the actual data of 
> the resource. So there is no place to put the extension data, except for 
> the request header (which would not be ideal). One solution, of course, 
> would be to use a special MIME body with PUT, e.g. a multipart/mixed 
> where the first part is application/webdav+properties, and the second 
> part is the actual resource body data. Not sure what implication that 
> might have.
> ...

With PUT we would need a way to make sure that the recipient does 
understand the new MIME type we defined.

Instead of overloading PUT, using a body+metadata MIME type with PATCH 
might work better.

Best regards, Julian
Received on Monday, 19 November 2007 13:02:19 UTC

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