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Versioning Extensions to WebDAV (Web Distributed Authoring and Versioning)

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This is an older version of an Internet-Draft that was ultimately published as RFC 3253.
Authors Tim Ellison , Christopher Kaler , Jim Amsden , Jim Whitehead , Geoffrey M. Clemm
Last updated 2020-01-21 (Latest revision 2001-10-23)
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        RFC 3253

        Title:      Versioning Extensions to WebDAV
                    (Web Distributed Authoring and Versioning)
        Author(s):  G. Clemm, J. Amsden, T. Ellison, C. Kaler,
                    J. Whitehead 
        Status:     Standards Track
        Date:       March 2002
        Pages:      118
        Characters: 245514
        Updates/Obsoletes/SeeAlso:  None

        I-D Tag:    draft-ietf-deltav-versioning-20.txt


This document specifies a set of methods, headers, and resource types
that define the WebDAV (Web Distributed Authoring and Versioning)
versioning extensions to the HTTP/1.1 protocol.  WebDAV versioning
will minimize the complexity of clients that are capable of
interoperating with a variety of versioning repository managers, to
facilitate widespread deployment of applications capable of utilizing
the WebDAV Versioning services.  WebDAV versioning includes automatic
versioning for versioning-unaware clients, version history management,
workspace management, baseline management, activity management, and
URL namespace versioning.

This document is a product of the Web Versioning and Configuration
Management Working Group of the IETF.

This is now a Proposed Standard Protocol.

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
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