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Re: Proposal on MOVE and locks

From: Greg Stein <gstein@lyra.org>
Date: Wed, 15 Sep 1999 17:21:26 -0700
Message-ID: <37E03806.1B98E3A8@lyra.org>
To: "Yaron Goland (Exchange)" <yarong@Exchange.Microsoft.com>
CC: w3c-dist-auth@w3.org
Yaron Goland (Exchange) wrote:
>...
> There is an alternative route which I believe meets everyone's needs. We
> define a new header, which can optionally be used with mandatory, that
> specifies that the move is only to succeed if the lock (if any) is moved
> with it. If the header is absent the server MUST NOT move the lock. The
> benefit of this system is that existing clients will continue to properly
> interoperate with both existing WebDAV servers and future WebDAV servers. In
> addition existing WebDAV servers will be able to properly interoperate with
> both existing WebDAV clients and future WebDAV clients.

Why a new header? MOVE has a defined body. Add a new XML element in
there.

Cheers,
-g

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Greg Stein, http://www.lyra.org/
Received on Wednesday, 15 September 1999 20:32:03 GMT

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