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

From: Clemm, Geoff <gclemm@rational.com>
Date: Wed, 23 Oct 2002 13:32:13 -0400
Message-ID: <E4F2D33B98DF7E4880884B9F0E6FDEE25ED4D1@SUS-MA1IT01>
To: Webdav WG <w3c-dist-auth@w3c.org>
The current draft states that the
quota values do not vary by user.  I believe that this
should be changed to explicitly state that they *are* per
user quota values.  A server that only maintains global
quotas would then just return the same value for every
authenticated user.

Cheers,
Geoff

-----Original Message-----
From: Eric Sedlar [mailto:eric.sedlar@oracle.com]
Sent: Wednesday, October 23, 2002 1:21 PM
To: Julian Reschke; Lisa Dusseault; 'Stefan Eissing'; Webdav WG
Subject: Re: FW: I-D ACTION:draft-dusseault-dav-quota-01.txt



It seems like this draft is fine with a user-based rather than a
collection-based
system--the server will report the same usage & quota for any collection,
but
will return different results depending on who is authenticated, no?

----- Original Message -----
From: "Julian Reschke" <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
To: "Lisa Dusseault" <lisa@xythos.com>; "'Stefan Eissing'"
<stefan.eissing@greenbytes.de>; "Webdav WG" <w3c-dist-auth@w3c.org>
Sent: Wednesday, October 23, 2002 10:05 AM
Subject: RE: FW: I-D ACTION:draft-dusseault-dav-quota-01.txt


>
> > 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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>
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