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Re: Guaranteeing the Integrity of Bindings

From: <ccjason@us.ibm.com>
Date: Wed, 15 Sep 1999 17:54:50 -0400
To: John Stracke <francis@ecal.com>
cc: "'WebDAV'" <w3c-dist-auth@w3.org>
Message-ID: <852567ED.0077BFA7.00@D51MTA07.pok.ibm.com>

> > > 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.

Right.  A copy might be difficult or inappropriate.  Judith's copy example is
just one possible approach.  For resources that couldn't be copied, some
cooperative proxying might be done for example.  Each approach will have
tradeoffs.  I think Judith's point was that integrity *can*
be insured.
Received on Wednesday, 15 September 1999 17:48:12 GMT

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