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RE: DAV:checked-out property of a working-resource

From: Geoffrey M Clemm <geoffrey.clemm@us.ibm.com>
Date: Thu, 30 Sep 2004 07:38:45 -0400
To: "'ietf-dav-versioning@w3.org'" <ietf-dav-versioning@w3.org>
Message-ID: <OF11AA41D2.835B01ED-ON85256F1F.003F8BA1-85256F1F.003FF974@us.ibm.com>
Just in case anyone is confused (I know I was at first :-),
Job seems to have just forwarded Girish's message.

(For a response to Girish's message, see:
http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/ietf-dav-versioning/2004JulSep/0011.html>

Cheers,
Geoff


Job Daniels wrote on 09/30/2004 02:32:21 AM:

> The ambiguity comes in if the two post-conditions are read in 
> isolation.  The fact that they define different semantics for the 
> DAV:auto-update property led me to believe that they may also define
> different semantics for the other properties like DAV:checked-out.
> 
> So, in reality:
> 
> DAV:create-working-resource-from-checked-in-version (VCR URL, DAV:
> apply-to-version)
> working-resource <-- DAV:create-working-resource(VCR::DAV:checked-in)
> working-resource::DAV:auto-update <-- VCR URL
> 
> Probably some redundancy would have made it clearer.
> 
> Regards,
> Girish
> 
> ________________________________
> 
> From: ietf-dav-versioning-request@w3.org [mailto:.corp>">ietf-dav-
> versioning-request@w3.org] On Behalf Of Geoffrey M Clemm
> Sent: Wednesday, September 15, 2004 1:51 PM
> To: 'ietf-dav-versioning@w3.org'
> Subject: Re: DAV:checked-out property of a working-resource
> 
> 
> 
> 
> Girish wrote on 09/15/2004 05:34:16 AM:
> > What should be the DAV:checked-out property of a working resource, 
> > when the working resource was created due to a CHECKOUT on a 
> > version-controlled-resource with DAV:apply-to-version?  Should it be
> > equal to the DAV:checked-in property of the version-controlled-
> > resource at the time the CHECKOUT was done?
> 
> The semantics of CHECKOUT to create a working resource is defined 
> in section 9.3 "CHECKOUT Method (applied to a version)". 
> 
> Postcondition DAV:create-working-resource-from-checked-in-version 
states: 
>       If the 
>       request-URL identified a version-controlled resource, and 
>       DAV:apply-to-version is specified in the request body, the 
>       CHECKOUT is applied to the DAV:checked-in version of the version- 
>       controlled reso urce, and not the version-controlled resource 
>       itself. 
> 
> Postcondition DAV:create-working-resource states: 
>       The DAV:checked-out property of the new 
>       working resource MUST identify the version that was checked out. 
> 
> So since the CHECKOUT is applied to the DAV:checked-in version and the 
> DAV:checked-out property identifies the version that was checked out, 
> then yes, the DAV:checked-out property of the new working resource 
> identifies the DAV:checked-in version. 
> 
> Is there something in the spec that led you to believe otherwise? 
Received on Thursday, 30 September 2004 11:39:16 GMT

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