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I-D ACTION:draft-ietf-webdav-binding-protocol-02.txt (fwd)

From: Dan Brickley <Daniel.Brickley@bristol.ac.uk>
Date: Thu, 23 Dec 1999 13:57:51 +0000 (GMT)
To: www-rdf-interest@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.GHP.4.21.9912231353410.21487-100000@mail.ilrt.bris.ac.uk>

On the RDF/WebDAV front, this new draft is interesting as it relates to 
some of the issues we've discussed w.r.t. 'anonymous' nodes and the
relationship between resource identifiers (URIs) and the resources
themselves.  I'd really like to see this nailed down explicitly for
RDF: is RDF happy with the notion that one single resource can have
multiple URI names bound to it? 


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Subject: I-D ACTION:draft-ietf-webdav-binding-protocol-02.txt
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A New Internet-Draft is available from the on-line Internet-Drafts directories.
This draft is a work item of the WWW Distributed Authoring and Versioning Working Group of the IETF.

	Title		: WebDAV Bindings
	Author(s)	: J. Slein, E. Whitehead,  J. Davis,
                          G. Clemm, C. Fay,  J. Crawford
	Filename	: draft-ietf-webdav-binding-protocol-02.txt
	Pages		: 22
	Date		: 22-Dec-99
This is one of a pair of specifications that extend the WebDAV 
Distributed Authoring Protocol to enable clients to create new access 
paths to existing resources.  The two protocol extensions have very 
different characteristics that make them useful for different sorts of 
The present specification defines bindings, and the BIND method for 
creating them.  Creating a new binding to a resource indirectly creates 
one or more new URIs mapped to that resource, which can then be used to 
access it.  Servers are required to insure the integrity of any bindings 
that they allow to be created.

The related specification, RFC xxxx, defines redirect reference 
resources.  A redirect reference resource is a resource whose default 
response is an HTTP/1.1 302 (Found) status code, redirecting the client 
to a different resource, the target resource.  A redirect reference 
makes it possible to access the target resource indirectly, through any 
URI mapped to the redirect reference resource.  There are no integrity 
guarantees associated with redirect reference resources.

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