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Re: multiget reports Re: Thoughts on relation to WebDAV

From: Helge Hess <helge.hess@opengroupware.org>
Date: Wed, 28 May 2008 16:15:47 +0200
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To: WebDAV <w3c-dist-auth@w3.org>

On 28.05.2008, at 16:08, Cyrus Daboo wrote:
> The other key thing to remember is that multiget allows the client  
> to fetch properties as well as data. i.e. its a combination of multi- 
> PROPFIND as well as multi-GET. Obviously DAV:getetag is the one key  
> property clients will fetch along with the data. That might not be  
> enough to fully justify this approach, but it does keep it flexible.

In that case one would just use GET with the 'etag' HTTP header in my  
'BATCH' method suggestion. Though you could also use BATCH to  
transport multiple PROPFINDs requests in one step.

Received on Wednesday, 28 May 2008 14:51:26 UTC

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