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From Julian Reschke <julian.resc...@gmx.de>
Subject Re: jcr-cmis sandbox
Date Tue, 02 Dec 2008 19:48:16 GMT
Dominique Pfister wrote:
> ...
>> 2) I think that having a separate connector for CMIS in addition to WebDAV
>> should be avoided. We essentially would mint different HTTP URLs for the
>> same thing. So maybe not now, but at a later point of time it would be good
>> if we could merge the new functionality into the existing WebDAV stack.
> Hm, I'm not sure about the two things being actually the same: looking
> at CMIS' REST binding, I see custom headers (e.g. CMIS-type), special
> content types (e.g. application/atom+xml) and a HTTP body consisting
> of XML documents with root elements other than "DAV:". I'm not
> familiar with the extensibility of the WebDAV connector, so I'll just
> have to ask, whether you think that this is still inside the scope of
> the WebDAV connector?
> ...

No, it would be a WebDAV + CMIS connector then.

The only overlap probably is addressing/mapping (between HTTP resources 
and JCR nodes), GET and PUT -- but I think it would be good to have 
those in a single place.

BR, Julian

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