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RE: FW: I-D ACTION:draft-dusseault-dav-quota-01.txt

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Wed, 23 Oct 2002 19:05:45 +0200
To: "Lisa Dusseault" <lisa@xythos.com>, "'Stefan Eissing'" <stefan.eissing@greenbytes.de>, "Webdav WG" <w3c-dist-auth@w3c.org>
Message-ID: <JIEGINCHMLABHJBIGKBCMEEAFKAA.julian.reschke@gmx.de>

> From: w3c-dist-auth-request@w3.org
> [mailto:w3c-dist-auth-request@w3.org]On Behalf Of Lisa Dusseault
> Sent: Wednesday, October 23, 2002 6:56 PM
> To: 'Stefan Eissing'; Webdav WG
> Subject: Re: FW: I-D ACTION:draft-dusseault-dav-quota-01.txt
>
> ...
>
> Quota is applied to a collection, *not* a user, specifically because of
> the model where a user doesn't just put documents in their own home
> directory.  That's explicit in the draft, and it's an important feature
> to allow directories to be shared by many users and still have quota
> applied.  So if a quota of 1000MB is applied to the "/sales/"
> collection, the server is free to report that quota, and count space
> consumed by resources in the "/sales/" collection in whatever way its
> policy decides.

This kind of quota system is incompatible with the quota system in a Unix
filesystem (where AFAIK it's per user) -- a standard proposal must be able
to handle these kinds of systems as well.

> ...

Julian

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