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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 19:29:17 +0200
Message-ID: <44EB3EED.3070309@re.be>
To: Manfred Baedke <manfred.baedke@greenbytes.de>
Cc: Geoffrey M Clemm <geoffrey.clemm@us.ibm.com>, ietf-dav-versioning@w3.org

Hi Manfred,

What does a version controlled collection have more to allow it
to be copied?

Regards,

Werner.

Manfred Baedke wrote:
> Hi Werner,
> 
> taking into account the postcondition
> (DAV:must-not-copy-versioning-property) and the fact that the property
> DAV:version-controlled-binding-set is more or less all a collection
> version has to offer, there is nothing left to be copied.
> 
> Regards,
> Manfred
> 
> Werner Donné wrote:
>> 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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>>>>
>>>>       
>>
>>   

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