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RE: Deletes and Constraints

From: Yaron Goland <yarong@microsoft.com>
Date: Tue, 28 Jul 1998 14:01:23 -0700
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To: "'John Stracke'" <francis@netscape.com>, w3c-dist-auth@w3.org
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-----Original Message-----
From: John Stracke [mailto:francis@netscape.com]
Sent: Monday, July 27, 1998 2:20 PM
To: w3c-dist-auth@w3.org
Subject: Re: Deletes and Constraints


Doug Davis wrote:

> > Why not just lock the resource and overwrite it contents?
>
> Because the old and the new resources are different resources.  If, at
some
> point in the future, someone asked for the 'old' resource by UUID I don't
want
> it to be found.

I'm unclear on this scenario.  Where did they get that UUID, and why would
the
old resource still be stored under it (or anywhere) after being overwritten?

Are the old & new at two separate http: URLs?

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