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Re: Optional Backpointers from Targets to References

From: John Stracke <francis@netscape.com>
Date: Tue, 15 Sep 1998 16:27:43 -0700
Message-ID: <35FEF7EF.B3C03E94@netscape.com>
To: w3c-dist-auth@w3.org
Jim Amsden wrote:

> This will require ACLs on individual properties,

Nope.  The backpointer update doesn't have to pass through the same code path as
PROPPATCH; it can call directly into the code that PROPPATCH calls, but bypass the
ACL check.

>> I don't believe that has to be a problem.  The ACLs can be set up so that they
>> specifically permit the backpointer property to be updated by the server.
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