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Re: Merging of collections

From: Geoffrey M Clemm <geoffrey.clemm@us.ibm.com>
Date: Mon, 20 Nov 2006 09:51:48 -0500
To: werner.donne@re.be
Cc: ietf-dav-versioning@w3.org, ietf-dav-versioning-request@w3.org
Message-ID: <OFF4F7FB82.E193AE01-ON8525722C.0051B13E-8525722C.0051CD98@us.ibm.com>
Yes, that would be a reasonable optimization. 
Currently, that would require two round-trips ... one to retrieve the 
version with that label, and another to do the MERGE.

Cheers,
Geoff


Werner wrote on 11/20/2006 05:57:35 AM:
> RFC 3253 says that if the merge source identifies a VCR, the checked-in
> version of that VCR is the merge source. This doesn't seem to cover
> the classical case where a labeled version in one branch is merged into
> another branch. Allowing the Label header in the MERGE method could
> solve this. This way the request URI and the merge source could be the
> same VCR, where the version with the label is the merge source.
Received on Monday, 20 November 2006 14:53:42 GMT

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