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Re: version-selector => version-controlled-resource

From: Greg Stein <gstein@lyra.org>
Date: Mon, 4 Dec 2000 11:18:27 -0800
To: ietf-dav-versioning@w3.org
Message-ID: <20001204111826.D25494@lyra.org>
Seems fine... but don't we already use "version controlled resource" to
refer to any of the resources managed by DeltaV? (hrm; maybe not ; do we
need/want one?)


On Mon, Dec 04, 2000 at 12:57:46PM -0500, Geoffrey M. Clemm wrote:
> At a recent deltav presentation I was giving, someone suggested
> that "version selector" was not a very good term, since a checked
> out version selector doesn't really select a version.  I believe
> this is a very good point, and would like to consider selecting
> a less misleading term.
> My favorite would be "version controlled resource", which we
> could shorten to just "controlled resource" in contexts where
> it is unambiguous.
> We can then say that the VERSION-CONTROL request creates a
> version controlled resource at the request URL.  It also then
> is very natural to refer to a checked-in version controlled
> resource and a checked-out version controlled resource.
> I'm going to make a pass through the document to see how
> this works out in practice, and then if this goes smoothly,
> I'd like to post it for general comment.  Any objections?
> Cheers,
> Geoff

Greg Stein, http://www.lyra.org/
Received on Monday, 4 December 2000 14:16:10 UTC

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