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Re: Reading version of draft Functional requirements for basic versioning

From: David G. Durand <dgd@cs.bu.edu>
Date: Thu, 12 Sep 1996 15:06:25 -0400
Message-Id: <v02130504ae5e0ee1ea66@[128.148.157.46]>
To: "Paul Rayson" <paul@comp.lancs.ac.uk>
Cc: w3c-dist-auth@w3.org
At 10:36 AM 9/12/96, Paul Rayson wrote:
>David,
>
>I'm not sure if this has been discussed on the group before as I only joined
>last week, but do you think we need to add an awareness capability to the
>protocol? Specifically, I'm thinking of adding something into section 4 along
>the lines of:
>
>18. A way for a client to request identification of another client which
>has either requested exclusive access to a version of a resource (lock) or
>which
>has declared an intention to modify a resource (reserve).
>
>The idea is that in a colloborative environment one user would be able to
>see in
>some way who else was working on the same resource as him/herself.
I agree that this is critical, but would prefer to see it as a CM
requirement (where it has already been floated by Yaron and Chris in
slightly differing forms). This means we can get basic versioning
standardized befopre we start arguing about locking policies


>I also include the following spelling corrections as some of these won't be
>picked up by a spell checker:

Thanks a ton!
>
>That's all ...
>
>Paul.
>
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