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RE: One lock per resource per person?

From: WJCarpenter <bill@carpenter.ORG>
Date: Mon, 18 Oct 1999 14:49:42 -0700
Message-ID: <3430-Mon18Oct1999144942-0700-bill@carpenter.ORG>
To: w3c-dist-auth@w3.org
jw> The strongest requirement for globally unique lock tokens comes
jw> from looking at the future where there could be multiple WebDAV
jw> servers participating in a cooperative cluster.  In that case,
jw> having globally unique lock tokens would prevent lock token
jw> collisions.

Isn't this a quality-of-implementation issue?  If multiple servers
need to access the same physical repository, a privately-arranged
scheme can be used to keep them from colliding with each other
(possibly even some server acting as a clearinghouse for doling out
LOCK tokens).
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