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Re: RFC2518 issues IF_AND_AUTH and LOCK_SEMANTICS

From: Jason Crawford <ccjason@us.ibm.com>
Date: Tue, 4 May 2004 13:30:23 -0400
To: Julian Reschke <nnjulian.reschke___at___gmx.de@smallcue.com>
Cc: Webdav WG <nnw3c-dist-auth___at___w3c.org@smallcue.com>
Message-ID: <OF09337CE3.0075D66F-ON85256E8A.005F118B-85256E8A.00602570@us.ibm.com>
> >>> Servers MAY restrict usage of the lock token to exactly the
> >>> authenticated principal who created the lock. Servers MAY also allow
> >>> other privileged authenticated principals or even unauthenticated
> >>> principals to use the lock token.
> 
> Actually I'd make that
> 
> "Servers SHOULD restrict usage of the lock token to exactly the
> authenticated principal who created the lock. Servers MAY also allow
> other privileged authenticated principals or even unauthenticated
> principals to use the lock token."
> 
> (first MAY -> SHOULD).
 I agree with Julian's sentiments, but either wording works for me.
Received on Tuesday, 4 May 2004 13:31:46 GMT

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