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Re: [PATCH v1 3/5] list-objects-filter: implement composite filters




Jeff Hostetler <git@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:

> In the RFC version, there was discussion [2] of the wire format
> and the need to be backwards compatible with existing servers and
> so use the "combine:" syntax so that we only have a single filter
> line on the wire.  Would it be better to have compliant servers
> advertise a "filters" (plural) capability in addition to the
> existing "filter" (singular) capability?  Then the client would
> know that it could send a series of filter lines using the existing
> syntax.  Likewise, if the "filters" capability was omitted, the
> client could error out without the extra round-trip.

All good ideas.