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Server-generated version ids

From: Barbara Bazemore <barbarab@pcdocs.com>
Date: Wed, 21 May 1997 09:01:03 -0400
Message-ID: <c=US%a=_%p=pcdocs%l=EXCHANGE-BOS-970521130103Z-4555@exchange-tlh.pcdocs.com>
To: "'w3c-dist-auth@w3.org'" <w3c-dist-auth@w3.org>
Consider this issue from the client's point of view.  The client asks 
the server to save a document as a new version.  The server generates 
a new version id.  The client now wants to reference the new version. 
 How does the client find out what the new version id is?

			Barbara Bazemore
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From:  Jim Whitehead [SMTP:ejw@ics.uci.edu]
Sent:  Tuesday, May 20, 1997 10:33 PM
To:  Judith Slein; w3c-dist-auth@w3.org
Subject:  Re: Requirements Changes for Your Review
[...]
>4. Server-generated version ids: Is there a requirement for clients 
to be
>able to request that the server generate an id for a new version? 
(5.9.2.8)

This does look strange.  I think the best course is to delete 5.9.2.8 
since 5.9.2.9 adequately describes the behavior we desire (a client 
can specify an identifier, which the server does not have to use, in 
which case the server generates its own version identifier.)
[...]
Received on Wednesday, 21 May 1997 09:00:21 GMT

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