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RE: Proposal: WebDAV and transactions

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Thu, 12 Sep 2002 21:41:20 +0200
To: "Jim Whitehead" <ejw@cse.ucsc.edu>, <w3c-dist-auth@w3.org>
Message-ID: <JIEGINCHMLABHJBIGKBCMEHLFFAA.julian.reschke@gmx.de>

> From: w3c-dist-auth-request@w3.org
> [mailto:w3c-dist-auth-request@w3.org]On Behalf Of Jim Whitehead
> Sent: Thursday, September 12, 2002 9:24 PM
> To: w3c-dist-auth@w3.org
> Subject: RE: Proposal: WebDAV and transactions
>
>
>
> One common example is to be able to write a resource and its
> properties in a
> single operation. You want this to be a transaction, so that the resource
> doesn't get updates before the properties are written, and so that if the
> properties cannot be written, the resource is reverted back to it's
> pre-write state.

That's an excellent example for a case where a LOCK (or a delta-V working
resource) is all you need, right?

It get's more interesting once you want to manipulate *several* related
resources.

Julian

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