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Re: Must PROPPATCH operation be atomic...

From: Greg Stein <gstein@lyra.org>
Date: Sat, 17 Apr 1999 00:18:44 -0700
Message-ID: <371835D4.428E8CDF@lyra.org>
To: dav <w3c-dist-auth@w3.org>
Yaron Goland wrote:
> ...
> As for why we have the atomicity requirement please refer to the section
> entitled "<"This is another fine protocol you've gotten me into!">" in
> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/w3c-dist-auth/1998OctDec/0303.html. I
> believe the second paragraph exactly answers your question. Although it
> seems that my comment regarding compliance with the atomicity requirement is
> wrong. Most folks apparently have implemented it. I think that rocks! I will
> eventually have to update the WebDAV book of why to reflect this.

mod_dav is going to have it RSN, too. Unfortunately, it is a bit
tougher... I don't have a nice transactional DB or an easy language such
as Python :-( ... (interesting note: both PyDAV and Zope are written
using Python(!)). Anyways, the work was started in 0.9.8 and rollback
should be implemented in mod_dav 0.9.9.


Greg Stein, http://www.lyra.org/
Received on Saturday, 17 April 1999 03:18:29 UTC

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