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Re: Review of draft-ietf-webdav-quota-02.txt

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Thu, 13 Nov 2003 10:08:46 +0100
Message-ID: <3FB34A1E.9090600@gmx.de>
To: Brian Korver <briank@xythos.com>
Cc: w3c-dist-auth@w3.org

Brian Korver wrote:
> 
> On Wednesday, November 12, 2003, at 04:52  PM, Julian Reschke wrote:
> 
>> Hmm. Then there was a misunderstanding here...:
>>
>> >> 01-C03 quota vs disk space
>> >> <http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/w3c-dist-auth/2003JanMar/
>> >> 0439.html>
>> >> <http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/w3c-dist-auth/2003JanMar/
>> >> 0460.html>
>> >>
>> >> The spec says that servers may expose physical disk limits as quota.
>> >>
>> >> a) This is incompatible with NFS from which we're borrowing the
>> >> semantics (it treats disk limits as a separate property, and so 
>> >should
>> >> we)
>> >> b) Stefan raised interesting usability issue that weren't resolved so
>> >> far
>> >> (<http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/w3c-dist-auth/2003JanMar/
>> >> 0456.html>).
>> >
>> >Perhaps you're still looking at an older version of the draft?
>> >Addressing this issue was the biggest change between -01 and -02.
> 
> 
> Julian,
> 
> The "issue" I was referring to was the one immediately above my comment.
> In other words, (b) is not valid.

Then please explain how the latest draft adresses the issue. Also 
explain why mixing physical disk limits and quota is ok, although it 
creates confusing behaviour *and* is incompatible with NFS.

Julian


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