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Re: [Bug 2] Bindings needs to completely describe how bindings interact with locks.

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Tue, 18 Jan 2005 21:08:43 +0100
Message-ID: <41ED6CCB.8070703@gmx.de>
To: w3c-dist-auth@w3.org

Elias Sinderson wrote:
> I've been considering the various options suggested to address this 
> issue since it was raised, along with the various implications. For the 
> record, I don't have any problem with the suggested language (below) 
> being added to the BIND specification as it seems to address Lisas' 
> concerns, while leaving the actual locking behavior specified in the 
> core WebDAV specification.

Thanks.

> For future reference, I would also like to see similar clarification / 
> specification of locking behavior in the presence of multiple bindings 
> to a resource appear in either 2518bis or a separate locking 
> specification. My preference, once again, is for locking to be broken 
> out into a separate specification, as suggested and discussed previously 
> on this list. I believe that there was /rough concensus/ on that 
> approach the last time it came up.

There was definitively a lot of support, but I'm not sure I'd call it 
"rough consensus". Anyway, as RFC2518bis seems to be stuck (little 
progress in the last year and no progress at all in the last six 
months), it makes a lot of sense to put that option back on the table.

On the other hand, I don't want to distract from the BIND last-call, so 
maybe we should discuss this in a few weeks.

Best regards, Julian

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