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Re: locking clarifications/extensions vs BIND draft vs RFC2518bis

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Sat, 07 Feb 2004 09:31:56 +0100
Message-ID: <4024A27C.4050502@gmx.de>
To: Lisa Dusseault <lisa@xythos.com>
Cc: 'Elias Sinderson' <elias@cse.ucsc.edu>, w3c-dist-auth@w3.org

Lisa Dusseault wrote:
> Here's another idea.  What if we made locking required in the next
> version of WebDAV?  Servers that support RFC2518 can always claim 
> support for RFC2518 without changes but most servers support locking
> anyway and wouldn't find this difficult.  For clients of course it's
> no change at all.  Then WebDAV core would have almost no options.

I think *that's' a bad idea. There are lots of servers that do not allow 
locking, or that do allow locking, but not on all resources.  Let's make 
things simpler, not more complicated.

Julian

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