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Re: Seiwald Q & A -- "GET for EDIT" cookies

From: Daniel W. Connolly <connolly@w3.org>
Date: Sun, 01 Sep 1996 00:51:31 -0400
Message-Id: <199609010451.AAA13575@anansi.w3.org>
To: Yaron Goland <yarong@microsoft.com>
cc: "'Christopher Seiwald'" <seiwald@perforce.com>, "'w3c-dist-auth@w3.org'" <w3c-dist-auth@w3.org>, "'www-vers-wg@ics.uci.edu'" <www-vers-wg@ics.uci.edu>
In message <c=US%a=_%p=msft%l=RED-44-MSG-960901001030Z-22529@mail.microsoft.com
>, Yaron Goland writes:
>The Derived and Version headers would not be able to handle a situation 
>where you check out the same document from several different locations.

Interesting claim. Would you please elaborate, giving the argument
behind it? What about that scenario could Derived-From and
Content-Versio not handle/express?

Dan


> One 
>could, of course, munge on information to the fields but that is the same 
>concept as cookies or URL appending.
>					Yaron
>
>----------
>From:  Daniel W. Connolly[SMTP:connolly@w3.org]
>Sent:  Friday, August 30, 1996 6:39 PM
>To:  Christopher Seiwald
>Cc:  w3c-dist-auth@w3.org; www-vers-wg@ics.uci.edu
>Subject:  Re: Seiwald Q & A -- "GET for EDIT" cookies
>
>In message <199608310041.RAA23761@spice.perforce.com>, Christopher Seiwald 
>writ
>es:
>>
>>Clearly the URL is not sufficient: multiple users can be working on the
>>same document.
>>
>>URL+username might be better, but I can easily imagine a case where the
>>same named user (or the same user) is working on a single document from
>>two different places.
>>
>>URL+username+hostname?  Maybe.
>
>This is what Derived-From: and Version: are all about: in
>response to a GET (for edit), the server emits Version: ... .
>
>In the corresponding PUT, the client includes Derived-From: ... .
>
>See Dave Long's draft for details.
>
>Dan
>
Received on Sunday, 1 September 1996 00:51:38 GMT

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