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Re: [SPAM] Re: [xml-dev] RESTful operations on document fragments'

Moberg Dale wrote:
> Would someone comment on why WEBDAV approaches are not being considered
> in this thread? 

Personally, I think WEBDAV and REST are two rather different approaches. 
  I'm not likely to be working in a WEBDAV-supporting framework in any case.

> A discussion of what I would take to be a RESTful approach to HTTP
> extensions begins at
> http://www.webdav.org/specs/rfc2518.html#http.methods.for.distributed.authoring

That's RESTful?  For what definition of REST?

> Resources are discussed at
> http://www.webdav.org/specs/rfc2518.html#data.model.for.resource.propert
> ies
> and collections at
> http://www.webdav.org/specs/rfc2518.html#collections.of.web.resources

Collections are indeed interesting - but they seem to me to climb upward 
from documents into groups of documents rather than downward from 
documents to fragments.

Simon St.Laurent
Retired XML troublemaker

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