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RE: Don't copy live properties

From: Yaron Goland <yarong@microsoft.com>
Date: Thu, 31 Dec 1998 16:48:16 -0800
Message-ID: <3FF8121C9B6DD111812100805F31FC0D08792C33@RED-MSG-59>
To: "'John Stracke'" <francis@netscape.com>, w3c-dist-auth@w3.org
The performance ramifications of requiring hand copying are too horrific to
consider. I don't believe this is a viable alternative.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: John Stracke [mailto:francis@netscape.com]
> Sent: Thursday, December 31, 1998 2:11 PM
> To: w3c-dist-auth@w3.org
> Subject: Re: Don't copy live properties
> 
> 
> Yaron Goland wrote:
> 
> > I think it is too soon for us to make this judgement. I am 
> willing to bet
> > that once we ban copying live properties we will find out 
> that this too
> > breaks many scenarios.
> 
> Mmm, but those scenarios can probably be addressed by having 
> the client copy
> the properties by hand: a sequence of COPY, PROPFIND, 
> PROPPATCH will provide
> the same behavior as the current spec.
> 
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