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RE: Last Call for DAV:checked-out-vcr Proposal

From: John Hall <johnhall@evergo.net>
Date: Tue, 19 Jun 2001 10:59:31 -0700
To: "'Tim Ellison'" <Tim_Ellison@uk.ibm.com>, "'DeltaV \(E-mail\)'" <ietf-dav-versioning@w3.org>
Message-ID: <000801c0f8e9$97431c00$0400a8c0@xythosjohnhall>
In-place-checkout introduces the unwanted behavior of allowing other
clients to see a work in progress.

In my system I have no problem tracking moves, but it isn't my
objective.  My objective is having a CHECKIN of the working resource
update the VCR.  That isn't a 'gee it would be nice to have' request.
It is far more important to me than that.  Lack of such a feature would
be quite painful.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: ietf-dav-versioning-request@w3.org 
> [mailto:ietf-dav-versioning-request@w3.org] On Behalf Of Tim Ellison
> Sent: Tuesday, June 19, 2001 9:59 AM
> To: 'DeltaV (E-mail)'
> Subject: RE: Last Call for DAV:checked-out-vcr Proposal
> "John Hall" <johnhall@evergo.net> wrote:
> > Note that my use case is different from the one Geoff
> > stated.
> Well lets ensure that we are solving the problem.
> > I don't want to support UPDATE or MERGE.  Just CHECKOUT
> > (the VCR to a working copy) and CHECKIN (working copy to update the 
> > VCR).
> ... and you don't want in-place-checkout semantics?  even 
> with locks? but you do want to track moves to the 
> version-controlled resource while you are updating it in the 
> working resource?
> Tim
Received on Tuesday, 19 June 2001 13:59:40 UTC

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