The Web Distributed Authoring and Versioning (WebDAV) Protocol Security Descriptor Extensions extend the WebDAV protocol to request and set security descriptors. A security descriptor contains security information associated with an entity, such as the entity's owner, which users can access the entity, and so on.
Sections 1.8, 2, and 3 of this specification are normative and can contain the terms MAY, SHOULD, MUST, MUST NOT, and SHOULD NOT as defined in RFC 2119. Sections 1.5 and 1.9 are also normative but cannot contain those terms. All other sections and examples in this specification are informative.