[rfc-dist] RFC 8144 on Use of the Prefer Header Field in Web Distributed Authoring and Versioning (WebDAV)

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        RFC 8144

        Title:      Use of the Prefer Header Field in
                    Web Distributed Authoring and 
                    Versioning (WebDAV) 
        Author:     K. Murchison
        Status:     Standards Track
        Stream:     IETF
        Date:       April 2017
        Mailbox:    murch at andrew.cmu.edu
        Pages:      28
        Characters: 47134
        Updates:    RFC 7240

        I-D Tag:    draft-murchison-webdav-prefer-14.txt

        URL:        https://www.rfc-editor.org/info/rfc8144

        DOI:        10.17487/RFC8144

This document defines how the Prefer header field (RFC 7240) can be
used by a Web Distributed Authoring and Versioning (WebDAV) client to
request that certain behaviors be employed by a server while
constructing a response to a request.  Furthermore, it defines the
new "depth-noroot" preference.

This is now a Proposed Standard.

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