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RE: Removing a resource: A compromise that satisfies?

From: Lisa Dusseault <lisa@xythos.com>
Date: Wed, 13 Jun 2001 21:33:14 -0700
To: "Clemm, Geoff" <gclemm@rational.com>, <ietf-dav-versioning@w3.org>
That's OK by me, as far as cleaning out versions goes!


> -----Original Message-----
> From: ietf-dav-versioning-request@w3.org
> [mailto:ietf-dav-versioning-request@w3.org]On Behalf Of Clemm, Geoff
> Sent: Wednesday, June 13, 2001 8:04 PM
> To: ietf-dav-versioning@w3.org
> Subject: RE: Removing a resource: A compromise that satisfies?
> How about an alternative approach:
> Add a new postcondition to DELETE that says:
> "If a server does not support the version-history feature,
> then it MAY automatically delete a version resource if that
> version no longer appears in the DAV:version-tree report
> of any version-controlled resource."
> I believe this allows John and Lisa to do what they want,
> without violating the concern of several of us that
> a client should be able to count on a version being
> preserved by a server while it is still being referenced
> by another resource visible on the server.
> I believe this approach is better than adding a body
> to DELETE, because it does not require adding additional
> protocol elements.
> Cheers,
> Geoff
Received on Thursday, 14 June 2001 00:35:11 UTC

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