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Re: Guaranteeing the Integrity of Bindings

From: John Stracke <francis@ecal.com>
Date: Wed, 15 Sep 1999 15:27:47 -0400
Message-ID: <37DFF332.FCF9172A@ecal.com>
To: "'WebDAV'" <w3c-dist-auth@w3.org>
ccjason@us.ibm.com wrote:

> > > We think that it is not impossible to guarantee integrity of bindings even
> > > in cases like this, if the server is willing to take enough trouble.  It can
> > > store a copy of the target resource locally, and insure that no changes are
> > > allowed except when both servers are accessible.
>
> > It may not be feasible to make a copy of a dynamic resource.
>
> <opinion owner=jlc personal>
> We've barely discussed dynamic resources in general.

It doesn't take much discussion to realize that copying a dynamic resource is not
something that can ever be expressed in a standard protocol; they're far too
implementation-dependent.

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