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RE: Modified: Auto update of VCR when checking an associated work ing resource

From: John Hall <johnhall@evergo.net>
Date: Sat, 14 Jul 2001 13:43:53 -0700
To: "'Clemm, Geoff'" <gclemm@rational.com>, <ietf-dav-versioning@w3.org>
Message-ID: <000b01c10ca5$b1c83630$0400a8c0@xythosjohnhall>
Geoff took care of my concerns.  I withdraw my proposed modifications.

I believe the solution works for us.

> From: ietf-dav-versioning-request@w3.org 
> [mailto:ietf-dav-versioning-request@w3.org] On Behalf Of Clemm, Geoff
>    From: John Hall [mailto:johnhall@evergo.net]
> 
> 
> A client can do this by creating a non-auto-update working 
> resource by checking out the appropriate version, copying the 
> auto-update working resource to the new working resource, and 
> then checking in the non-auto-update working resource.  I 
> believe keeping the auto-update property protected (i.e. not 
> modifiable by a client) is more important than saving a round 
> trip in this recovery use case.

OK -- Fine with me.

>    3) The new precondition is designed to let a client know 
> that a server
>    ONLY supports WORKING-RESOURCES with the auto-update feature.
> 
> This can already be made clear by having CHECKOUT not appear 
> in the DAV:supported-method-set of a version resource, and 
> having a 405 response if CHECKOUT is applied to a version resource.

Ok, I'll do it that way.  Once I look up what a 405 code is, since I'm
new to this.
Received on Saturday, 14 July 2001 16:43:54 GMT

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