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Re: Opacity (was RE: Boeing XRI Use Cases)

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Tue, 15 Jul 2008 18:21:13 +0200
Message-ID: <487CCE79.3090508@gmx.de>
To: "Williams, Stuart (HP Labs, Bristol)" <skw@hp.com>
CC: John Bradley <john.bradley@wingaa.com>, Mark Baker <distobj@acm.org>, "Booth, David (HP Software - Boston)" <dbooth@hp.com>, "www-tag@w3.org" <www-tag@w3.org>

Williams, Stuart (HP Labs, Bristol) wrote:
> ...
> IIRC the WebDav versioning spec. (when I read it sometime ago) is completely
> not prescriptive about the organisation of URI space on a WebDav server -
> the relevant spec. leaves it completely open to the server how it organises,
> say, successive versions of a document in URI space - though (IIRC) it does
> require the use of a distinct method (PROFIND) to get started.
> ...

Yes, that is correct. Version URIs are fully under the server's control, 
and PROPFIND is used to discover them (actually, CHECKIN can also return 
the version URI in the Location response header).

BR, Julian
Received on Tuesday, 15 July 2008 16:21:59 UTC

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