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RE: why URL protection is not feasible when you version collectio ns

From: Greg Stein <gstein@lyra.org>
Date: Wed, 27 Oct 1999 14:08:55 -0700 (PDT)
To: Jim Whitehead <ejw@ics.uci.edu>
cc: w3c-dist-auth@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.10.9910271359520.25216-100000@nebula.lyra.org>
On Wed, 27 Oct 1999, Jim Whitehead wrote:
> When "fun" contains more resources than just "survey.doc" before the move,
> the destination folder only contains these other resources, and does not
> contain "survey.doc" (Xythos), or contains all resources, including
> "survey.doc" (IIS 5 Beta 3). After the move, folder "fun" only contains
> "survey.doc".

I'm not particularly set up to test this myself at the moment, but mod_dav
should refuse the move entirely if you don't hold the lock. For a move of
a collection, it scans the source tree looking for locks.

(yes, you could argue there is a "better effort" than this... :-)


Greg Stein, http://www.lyra.org/
Received on Wednesday, 27 October 1999 17:08:07 UTC

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