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Re: Deleting an activity

From: Manfred Baedke <manfred.baedke@greenbytes.de>
Date: Tue, 30 May 2006 11:07:18 +0200
Message-ID: <447C0B46.10809@greenbytes.de>
To: werner.donne@re.be
CC: ietf-dav-versioning@w3.org
Hi Werner,

being a MAY requirement, the precondition definition in section 3.13 is 
nothing really normative. Maybe its only me, but I find the concept of a 
precondition containing only MAY requirements rather strange.

Regards,
Manfred

Werner Donné wrote:
> Hi Manfred,
>
> Shouldn't then a pre-condition be added in section 13.8 of RFC 3253,
> analogous to the one in section 3.13?
>
> Regards,
>
> Werner.
>
> Manfred Baedke wrote:
>   
>> Hi Werner,
>>
>> This is of course allowed, IMHO. More generally, a server is allowed to
>> reject the deletion of any resource for whatever reason.
>>
>> Regards,
>> Manfred
>>
>> Werner Donné wrote:
>>     
>>> Hi,
>>>
>>> When an activity is deleted all references to it should be removed.
>>> Versions that have the activity in their activity-set, for example,
>>> should have their activity-set updated. Versions, which were created
>>> on a branch represented by the activity, all of the sudden are not
>>> on that branch anymore and in an implicit way. This seems rather
>>> strange and dangerous. Would it be allowed to reject the deletion
>>> of the activity in this case?
>>>
>>> Regards,
>>>
>>> Werner.
>>>   
>>>       
>>     
>
>   
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