[Framework-Team] Re: comments on plip187: WebDAV

Danny Bloemendaal danny.bloemendaal at informaat.nl
Mon Feb 18 22:03:07 UTC 2008

On 18 feb 2008, at 15:42, Sidnei da Silva wrote:
>>> We could either:
>>> - Display the 'contents' of a 'smart folder' and allow for
>>> downloading them. The problem might be that since they are not
>>> directly contained inside that 'smart folder', maybe some WebDAV
>>> clients will complain that the URLs for those items are not  
>>> 'contained
>>> in' the parent.
>>> - Serialize the criteria for the 'smart folder', and display it as
>>> non-folderish.
>> that seems to make most sense to me at the moment
> That == ?

Can't you expose smart folders as read only folders? So you can drag  
things out of it but nothing into it?
That is what I would expect. In fact, if I make a smart folder in Mac  
OS Finder, afaik I can not add anything to it but I can drag files out  
of it.

>>> Another issue is, when you upload a file to a 'smart folder', where
>>> should this file end up?
>> I'm not sure we should even try this.
> Why not?

My suggestion solves that part :)

Danny Bloemendaal.

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