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Re: workspaces

From: <Tim_Ellison@uk.ibm.com>
Date: Mon, 20 Nov 2000 09:34:14 +0000
To: ietf-dav-versioning@w3.org
Message-ID: <8025699D.003496B6.00@d06mta07.portsmouth.uk.ibm.com>

>   From: Tim_Ellison@uk.ibm.com

>   The spec should say that workspaces cannot 'overlap',
>   i.e., a workspace cannot be a member of another workspace,
>   and bindings cannot be made outside the workspace.
>   Having multiple workpace 'parents' would confuse
>   many things, including current activity, and make
>   workspace semantics for single history selectors very
>   time consuming to enforce.
> This is a good point, but I think we can address it in a
> less draconian fashion.


> I think it is sufficient to state that a version selector
> is contained by at most one workspace, namely, the one
> specified in its DAV:workspace property, and that when a
> resource is put under version control, its DAV:workspace
> property is set to be the DAV:workspace of its parent
> collection.


> This does raise another question:
> Should we require a DAV:workspace property on *non-version-
> controlled* workspace members?


> If not, we need to modify the preceding statement to say:
> "... the DAV:workspace of its nearest parent collection
> that has a DAV:workspace property."
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