Utilized inside a DAV: propstat reaction component to abstain from identifying the inner individuals from different ties to a similar assortment over and again.
For each authoritative to an assortment inside the request’s degree, just one will be accounted for with a 200 status, while resulting DAV:response components for every other restricting will utilize the 208 status, and no DAV:response components for their relatives are incorporated.
Note that the 208 status will happen for “Profundity: unendingness” demands, and that it is of specific significance when the various assortment ties cause a dilemma loop.
A customer can demand the DAV:resource-id property in a PROPFIND request to ensure that they can precisely reproduce the coupling structure of an assortment with various ties to a solitary asset.
For in reverse similarity with customers not mindful of the 208 status code showing up in multistatus reaction bodies, it SHOULD NOT be utilized except if the customer has flagged support for this particular utilizing the “DAV” demand header. Rather, a 508 Loop Detected status ought to be returned when a coupling circle is found. This enables the server to restore the 508 as the top-level return status, on the off chance that it finds it before it began the reaction, or in a multistatus, on the off chance that it finds it trying to spilling out a multistatus reaction.