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Re: Call for consensus on UNLOCK Request-URI being lock root

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Mon, 05 Jul 2004 01:16:49 +0200
Message-ID: <40E88FE1.20508@gmx.de>
To: Jason Crawford <ccjason@us.ibm.com>
Cc: Julian Reschke <nnjulian.reschke___at___gmx.de@smallcue.com>, nnw3c-dist-auth___at___w3.org@smallcue.com

Jason Crawford wrote:

> I'd relax the server side to accept refresh requests at any resource in 
> the scope of the lock.   Unless given a reason though, I'd still 
> encourage servers to send the refresh requests to the root of the lock.

I guess you mean "clients" in the second sentence.

The problem with this approach is that it makes little sense in a 
specification. If we say that servers SHOULD allow refresh against 
indirectly locked resources, it doesn't make sense to tell clients not 
to use it.

Best regards, Julian

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