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Re: locks and trust (Re: Rejected Requirements)

From: Ben Laurie <ben@gonzo.ben.algroup.co.uk>
Date: Mon, 2 Jun 1997 19:24:36 +0100 (BST)
To: Jim Whitehead <ejw@ics.uci.edu>
Cc: gjw@wnetc.com, w3c-dist-auth@w3.org
Message-ID: <9706021924.aa04635@gonzo.ben.algroup.co.uk>
Jim Whitehead wrote:
> I'm not sure what is meant by mandatory.

A mandatory lock prevents the locked operation by others. That is, a mandatory
write lock prevents writes, whereas an advisory write lock prevents write
locks.

Cheers,

Ben.

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