Use of the Prefer Header Field in Web Distributed Authoring and Versioning (WebDAV)

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Author Kenneth Murchison 
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This specification defines how the HTTP Prefer header field can be used by a WebDAV client to request that certain behaviors be employed by a server while constructing a response to a request. Editorial Note (To be removed by RFC Editor before publication) Please send comments to the Web Distributed Authoring and Versioning (WebDAV) mailing list at <> [1], which may be joined by sending a message with subject "subscribe" to <> [2]. This mailing list is archived at <> [3].


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