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From: Eric Uhrhane via cvs-syncmail <cvsmail@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 16 Apr 2012 19:30:35 +0000
To: public-dap-commits@w3.org
Message-Id: <E1SJrdD-0002cS-Mr@lionel-hutz.w3.org>
Update of /sources/public/2009/dap/file-system
In directory hutz:/tmp/cvs-serv10024

Modified Files:
	file-dir-sys.html 
Log Message:
Clarify rules for EntrySync.copyTo.


Index: file-dir-sys.html
===================================================================
RCS file: /sources/public/2009/dap/file-system/file-dir-sys.html,v
retrieving revision 1.43
retrieving revision 1.44
diff -u -d -r1.43 -r1.44
--- file-dir-sys.html	7 Mar 2012 22:54:58 -0000	1.43
+++ file-dir-sys.html	16 Apr 2012 19:30:33 -0000	1.44
@@ -1142,10 +1142,24 @@
               newName)</dt>
           <dd>
             <p>
-              Copy an entry to a different location on the file system. It is an
-              error to try to copy an entry inside itself at any depth if it is
-              a directory, or to copy it into its parent if a name different
-              from its current one isn't provided.
+              Copy an entry to a different location on the file system.
+              It is an error to try to:
+              <ul>
+                <li>copy a directory inside itself or to any child at any
+                depth;</li>
+                <li>copy an entry into its parent if a name different from its
+                current one isn't provided;</li>
+                <li>copy a file to a path occupied by a directory;</li>
+                <li>copy a directory to a path occupied by a file;</li>
+                <li>copy any element to a path occupied by a directory which is
+                not empty.</li>
+              </ul>
+              A copy of a file on top of an existing file MUST attempt to
+              delete and replace that file.<br>
+              A copy of a directory on top of an existing empty directory MUST
+              attempt to delete and replace that directory.<br>
+              Directory copies are always recursive--that is, they copy all
+              contents of the directory.
             </p>
             <dl class='parameters'>
               <dt>DirectoryEntrySync parent</dt>
@@ -1380,9 +1394,9 @@
                 <td><dfn>InvalidModificationError</dfn></td>
                 <td>
                   The modification requested was illegal.  Examples of invalid
-                  modifications include moving a directory into its own child or
+                  modifications include moving a directory into its own child, 
                   moving a file into its parent directory without changing its
-                  name.
+                  name, or copying a directory to a path occupied by a file.
                 </td>
               </tr>
               <tr>
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