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RE: Confusion: Removing a resource from version control

From: Lisa Dusseault <lisa@xythos.com>
Date: Wed, 13 Jun 2001 10:02:52 -0700
To: "Clemm, Geoff" <gclemm@rational.com>, <ietf-dav-versioning@w3.org>
> If the server only supports the version control feature, then there
> is no version history resource visible in the URL namespace, so a
> client wouldn't know if it was deleted or not (:-).  The key here
> is that the behavior of DELETE has to be consistent, whatever
> feature set is supported by the server, so you can't have
> DELETE do incompatible things depending on what versioning features
> are supported (not if you want to make it feasible to write
> interoperable clients).

Then you need to explain in the draft what the interoperable behaviour is
that allows our implementation to clean out version histories automatically,
because that is what our customers want.

Received on Wednesday, 13 June 2001 13:04:43 UTC

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