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   Re: [xml-dev] Some comments on the 1.1 draft

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On Wednesday 19 December 2001 03:07 am, Julian Reschke wrote:
> The issue regularily comes up when protocols use XML for marshalling and do
> not really have control about the string values.
> For instance, in WebDAV custom properties are marshalled as text node, for
> instance
> 	<author xmlns="whatever">Joe User<author>
> The value of the author property often is outside the control of the WebDAV
> protocol handler (it may be extracted from the resource or from a backend
> database). 

I personally think that the use of XML in WebDAV is both misguided and 

It's another example of "let's abuse port 80" mentality.


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