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Re: [PATCH 3/3] atomic-revprop: Signal the error as a HTTP status code

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke_at_gmx.de>
Date: Tue, 21 Sep 2010 14:26:58 +0200

On 21.09.2010 14:12, Daniel Shahaf wrote:
> Julian Reschke wrote on Tue, Sep 21, 2010 at 13:46:13 +0200:
>> Hi,
>>
>> just two comments without having looked at the remainder of the discussion.
>>
>> 1) If you need to augment a standard HTTP response code with additional
>> information, the right thing to use is DAV:error (see
>> <http://greenbytes.de/tech/webdav/rfc4918.html#rfc.section.16>).
>>
>
> What does that gain us? As Jon said elsethread, generic DAV clients
> aren't going to be making requests with V:old-value set.

I was just offering an option that may be cleaner than overloading the
semantics of other fields.

Also, if this is *purely* for SVN, another obvious solution is just to
add an extension element to the DAV:response element (in teh SVN
namespace...).

> ...

Best regards, Julian
Received on 2010-09-21 14:27:57 CEST

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