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Re: CHECKOUT method and activity-set

From: Geoffrey M Clemm <geoffrey.clemm@us.ibm.com>
Date: Thu, 13 Apr 2006 14:01:38 -0400
To: werner.donne@re.be
Cc: ietf-dav-versioning@w3.org, ietf-dav-versioning-request@w3.org
Message-ID: <OF35E79BEE.1DB4B467-ON8525714F.005E1257-8525714F.006305E9@us.ibm.com>
Werner wrote on 04/13/2006 11:32:12 AM:
> Is it allowed to limit the number of href elements in the activity-set
> element to one? I think this follows from the fact that the activity-set
> for a version may be limited to one by the server.

That is correct.

> If multiple activities were specified in the request body, the request
> may conflict for some of them. In that case the check-out fails. Is it
> allowed to return a multistatus response, with status 409 for the 
request
> URL and the failed activity URLs and status 200 for the activity URLs
> for which there was no conflict?

There currently is no provision for "partial success" of the CHECKOUT
operation.  So a standard server would be expected to fail the entire
request of any of the activities have a conflict.

Cheers,
Geoff
Received on Thursday, 13 April 2006 18:02:05 GMT

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