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HTTP Extensions for Distributed Authoring -- WEBDAV (RFC2518)

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Original Publication Date: 1999-Feb-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2019-Feb-11

Publishing Venue

Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)

Related People

Y. Goland: AUTHOR [+4]

Related Documents

10.17487/RFC2518: DOI

Abstract

This document specifies a set of methods, headers, and content-types ancillary to HTTP/1.1 for the management of resource properties, creation and management of resource collections, namespace manipulation, and resource locking (collision avoidance). [STANDARDS-TRACK]

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Network Working Group Y. Goland Request for Comments: 2518 Microsoft Category: Standards Track E. Whitehead UC Irvine A. Faizi Netscape S. Carter Novell D. Jensen Novell February 1999

HTTP Extensions for Distributed Authoring -- WEBDAV

Status of this Memo

This document specifies an Internet standards track protocol for the Internet community, and requests discussion and suggestions for improvements. Please refer to the current edition of the "Internet Official Protocol Standards" (STD 1) for the standardization state and status of this protocol. Distribution of this memo is unlimited.

Copyright Notice

Copyright (C) The Internet Society (1999). All Rights Reserved.

Abstract

This document specifies a set of methods, headers, and content-types ancillary to HTTP/1.1 for the management of resource properties, creation and management of resource collections, namespace manipulation, and resource locking (collision avoidance).

Table of Contents

ABSTRACT............................................................1 1 INTRODUCTION .....................................................5 2 NOTATIONAL CONVENTIONS ...........................................7 3 TERMINOLOGY ......................................................7 4 DATA MODEL FOR RESOURCE PROPERTIES ...............................8 4.1 The Resource Property Model ...................................8 4.2 Existing Metadata Proposals ...................................8 4.3 Properties and HTTP Headers ...................................9 4.4 Property Values ...............................................9 4.5 Property Names ...............................................10 4.6 Media Independent Links ......................................10 5 COLLECTIONS OF WEB RESOURCES ....................................11

Goland, et al. Standards Track [Page 1]

RFC 2518 WEBDAV February 1999

5.1 HTTP URL Namespace Model .....................................11 5.2 Collection Resources .........................................11 5.3 Creation and Retrieval of Collection Resources ...............12 5.4 Source Resources and Output Resources ........................13 6 LOCKING .........................................................14 6.1 Exclusive Vs. Shared Locks ...................................14 6.2 Required Support .............................................16 6.3 Lock Tokens ..................................................16 6.4 opaquelocktoken Lock Token URI Scheme ........................16 6.4.1 Node Field Generation Without the IEEE 802 Address ........17 6.5 Lock Capability Discovery ....................................19 6.6 Active Lock Discovery ........................................19 6.7 Usage Considerations .........................................19 7 WRITE LOCK ......................................................20 7.1 Methods Restricted by Write Locks ............................20 7.2 Write Locks and Lock Tokens ..................................20 7.3 Write Locks and Properties ........

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