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Re: [feature] Log HTTP header for autoversioning

From: Max Bowsher <maxb_at_ukf.net>
Date: 2005-01-13 20:03:44 CET

Michael Sweet wrote:
> Max Bowsher wrote:
>> ...
>> The basic log message support seems reasonable, and fitting with the
>> general theme of DAV interoperability with traditional HTTP PUT
>> clients.
>> I'm not so sure about the properties though. I'm tempted to say "use
>> DAV PROPPATCH". I really don't want to reinvent a subset of DAV#s
>> functionality within PUT requests. I could be persuaded, though, if
>> enough people think that the setting of properties within PUT
>> requests isn't the top of a slippery slope.
>> ...
> Since Content-Type is already a standard HTTP header and maps
> directly to the svn:mime-type property, I would say that it would
> make sense to set that property as well.

Interesting. Could this prove annoying in some circumstances, though?

Suppose you PUT to a file which has a specific content type from some client
that doesn't know, and sends a generic "text/plain". The desired content
type would be changed.

Do HTTP PUT clients exist? Do they send Content-type by default?


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Received on Thu Jan 13 20:05:27 2005

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