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Re: Distributing versions across servers

From: Geoffrey M Clemm <geoffrey.clemm@us.ibm.com>
Date: Fri, 30 May 2003 07:49:37 -0400
To: "Martin Bernauer" <bernauer@big.tuwien.ac.at>
Cc: ietf-dav-versioning@w3.org, ietf-dav-versioning-request@w3.org
Message-ID: <OFDFBA0618.CB4B2023-ON85256D35.00124A90-85256D36.0040F88D@us.ibm.com>
There is nothing in the protocol that prevents a server from storing
versions from a given version history on different servers.  What
made you think that this was not allowed?


ietf-dav-versioning-request@w3.org wrote on 05/28/2003 09:02:54 AM:

> Hi,
> Is it possible in WebDAV versioning that the version resources of a 
> history are distributed across mutliple servers? I guess this may sound 
> little bit strange, though a server somehow implies among others 
> and responsibility for hosted resources, thus it seems that it might be
> feasible (e.g., when multiple organizations are manipulating documents 
> cooperation) to allocate version resources on the different servers.
> For example, is it possible to allocate three versions V1, V2 
> V1), and V3 (succeeding V2) on servers S1, S2, and S3 respectively? Is 
> achieveable with server workspaces (sort of workaround)? Or do server
> workspaces only work on the same physical machine (server)?
> Kind regards,
> Martin
Received on Friday, 30 May 2003 07:50:16 UTC

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