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RE: Status code for creating lock-null resource

From: Tim Ellison <tim@peir.com>
Date: Fri, 15 Jun 2001 21:03:52 +0100
To: <w3c-dist-auth@w3.org>
Message-ID: <FDEHJMOEIDFPFLBKEICGEENCCAAA.tim@peir.com>
This is cool.

> A lock-null resource is a null resource that has been locked.  A lock null
> resource has diferent properties that a null resource. Specifically, it
has
> at least the lock discovery properties, and it is a member of its parent's
> collection.

Now I'm confused again.  A lock-null resource (i.e. a URI that has no
resource binding) is-a locked resource?  How did you make that leap?

Is it fair to think of LOCK on a (unmapped) URI as creating a resource just
as I think of PUT creating a resource?  If not, why?

> > If a lock null resource is not a resource, then what is it?
>
> Since a lock null resource has state, I would claim it is a resource. By
the
> act of a client taking out a lock, they have likely made a mapping of a
URL
> to a conceptual resource, and are int he process of fleshing out the
> computer representation of the conceptual resource.

Agreed.

Tim
Received on Friday, 15 June 2001 16:03:54 GMT

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