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From "Guido Casper" <gcas...@s-und-n.de>
Subject Re: Fooling around with cocoon davmap
Date Sat, 01 Nov 2003 11:58:35 GMT
Unico Hommes <Unico@hippo.nl> wrote:
> Guido Casper wrote:

<snip/>

>> I think this could be changed. However if we want the davmap to be a
>> widely interoperable WebDAV server, I think we should have something
>> like a compatibility test suite - similar to Slide's TProcessor or
>> litmus
>> http://www.webdav.org/neon/litmus/
>> that could easily be run after each such change.
>>
>
> Testing software could be very useful for us indeed.
>
> Should we strive for strict compatibility in the short term? My own
> angle towards this is to pick out those WebDAV features that are most
> useful and to make them work on the subset of clients that we're most
> likely to use.
>
> Instead of striving for compliance we could also opt to add features
> as the need arises, off course trying to stay as closely to the spec
> as we can.

+1

That's why I don't want to simply adapt one of the 2 above mentioned
options.

Guido

remembering Greg Stein saying:
"You don't want to implement the complete DeltaV unless you have a
suicide tendency."
(don't nail me down on the exact wording :-)


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