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RE: DAV:displayname with versions

From: Sohn, Matthias <matthias.sohn@sap.com>
Date: Tue, 12 Aug 2003 07:56:50 +0200
Message-ID: <333D9700B499084C9DF804896DDA71787E0D65@dewdfx14.wdf.sap.corp>
To: "'Geoffrey M Clemm'" <geoffrey.clemm@us.ibm.com>, "'ietf-dav-versioning@w3.org'" <ietf-dav-versioning@w3.org>

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Geoffrey M Clemm [mailto:geoffrey.clemm@us.ibm.com]
> Sent: Montag, 11. August 2003 19:46
> To: ietf-dav-versioning@w3.org; webdav
> Subject: RE: DAV:displayname with versions
> 
> 
> 
> Yes, 3253 leaves the definition of versioning behavior for 
> live properties
> up to the standard that defines those live properties.
> 
> 
> So we should probably try to define the versioning behavior for 2518 
> properties
> in 2518bis.  In general, the simplest default versioning 
> behavior for a
> property such as DAV:displayname is to treat it the same as a dead 
> property,
> i.e. it is an immutable copy of the value of that property on 
> the VCR at
> CHECKIN time.  Does this work for folks currently doing versioning?
> (I couldn't quite tell from Lisa's description whether this is
> the Xythos behavior or not).

Yes this is exactly the behavior of our server implementation

> 
> Cheers,
> Geoff
> 
> Lisa wrote on 08/11/2003 01:09:58 PM:
> > 
> > Sure, every version must have the displayname property so 
> you can get it
> > with PROPFIND.  However, no specification requires that to be either
> > writable or protected on a version, so on some servers it won't be 
> writable.
> > Also no specification requires it to be either static or 
> dynamic, so 
> it's
> > possible on some servers that the property would be 
> protected, and it 
> would
> > change whenever the value on the VCR changed.
> > 
> > I believe on Xythos WFS the displayname property is 
> protected and static 
> on
> > versions.  It will always have the same value as the displayname 
> property of
> > the VCR.
> 
> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > From: Geoffrey M Clemm
> > > 
> > > There is no concept of a "global" property of a version.
> > > Each version is a separate resource, with its own properties. 
> > > So each version has its own DAV:displayname property.
> > > 
> > > But there is a natural place to put a "global" property of a 
> > > version, namely, as a property on the VersionHistory of 
> that version.
> 
> > > Horst wrote on 08/11/2003 11:47:38 AM:
> > > > 
> > > > Just a simple question, is the DAV:displayname of a 
> > > resource "global" 
> > > > ? Or is it possible to have different DAV:displayname(s) 
> > > for different 
> > > > versions of the same resource.
> 
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