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Re: Working collections

From: <Tim_Ellison@uk.ibm.com>
Date: Mon, 20 Nov 2000 11:26:12 +0000
To: ietf-dav-versioning@w3.org
Message-ID: <8025699D.003ED898.00@d06mta07.portsmouth.uk.ibm.com>

Oohh, that was a painful labour, but here is the punch line.  It was buried
deep at the end of a very long thread, so I'm restating Geoff's words.

> One way to think about this is that I'm suggesting that
> checking out a collection version should create a workspace
> (i.e. a tree of version selectors), or in other words, that
> a working collection is a workspace.  In fact, I'd be happy
> to allow you to create a workspace by issuing a checkout
> against a collection version.
> The only difference between such a workspace and one that
> was created by a MKWORKSPACE is that the server selects the
> name for the workspace, while with a MKWORKSPACE, the client
> specifies the name for the workspace.

I'll happily change my recommendation from disallow CHECKOUT of a
collection version to this proposal if it satisfies Greg's requirements.

Received on Monday, 20 November 2000 06:33:02 UTC

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