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Re: DAV:cannot-copy-collection-version precondition for COPY

From: Werner Donné <werner.donne@re.be>
Date: Tue, 22 Aug 2006 16:59:59 +0200
Message-ID: <44EB1BEF.6060703@re.be>
To: Geoffrey M Clemm <geoffrey.clemm@us.ibm.com>
Cc: ietf-dav-versioning@w3.org

A collection version has the names of its version controlled bindings
and their version history. It is then possible to find the checked-in
version of the members, which is what is used also when a collection
is copied.

Regards,

Werner.

Geoffrey M Clemm wrote:
> 
> A collection version does not have enough information in it to produce a
> sensible copy, since it only records the version history of its members,
> not the versions.  So a collection version is useful for updating a
> configuration, but is not useful for creating a new configuration
> (that's what baselines are for).
> 
> Cheers,
> Geoff
> 
> ietf-dav-versioning-request@w3.org wrote on 08/22/2006 06:34:16 AM:
> 
>>
>> Hi,
>>
>> Why should the request fail if the source is a collection version?
>> It seems to me that any version is as good as the checked-in version
>> to copy from.
>>
>> Regards,
>>
>> Werner.
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