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RE: checked-out

From: Vasta, John <jvasta@rational.com>
Date: Fri, 6 Oct 2000 12:20:16 -0400
Message-ID: <982A819715AC804D915E8A053B48CBB8043AC8@sus-ma1it04.rational.com>
To: "'Greg Stein'" <gstein@lyra.org>, ietf-dav-versioning@w3.org
A checked-out version selector points to the version it was checked out
from, and a version selector can only be checked out once.

One example use would be to compare the state of the checkout with the
version it was checked out from, to see what changes were made.

John

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Greg Stein [mailto:gstein@lyra.org]
> Sent: Friday, October 06, 2000 10:38 AM
> To: ietf-dav-versioning@w3.org
> Subject: DAV:checked-out
> 
> 
> I was just perusing v10 of the draft... The Version Selector 
> property named
> DAV:checked-out does not account for the case where multiple 
> checkouts of a
> resource may occur.
> 
> Seems it would be possible to do the following:
> 
> Joe:  CHECKOUT /foo
> Jane: CHECKOUT /foo
> Jane: PUT /foo
> Jane: CHECKIN /foo
> Jane: CHECKOUT /foo
> 
> In Jane's second checkout, the /foo Version Selector's target 
> points to
> something different from Joe's (active) CHECKOUT.
> 
> What is the purpose of this property? Thinking on it... I'm 
> not sure whether
> its value is even "interesting".
> 
> Cheers,
> -g
> 
> -- 
> Greg Stein, http://www.lyra.org/
> 
Received on Friday, 6 October 2000 12:21:28 GMT

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