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Re: BIND and live property value consistency

From: Geoffrey M Clemm <geoffrey.clemm@us.ibm.com>
Date: Wed, 6 Jul 2005 19:52:31 -0400
To: Geoffrey M Clemm <geoffrey.clemm@us.ibm.com>
Cc: " webdav" <w3c-dist-auth@w3.org>, w3c-dist-auth-request@w3.org
Message-ID: <OFAC617AE4.99D82F21-ON85257036.0082F238-85257036.008327E9@us.ibm.com>
Argh.  I should have said: "must be updated to be at least 58"

Cheers,
Geoff

Geoff wrote on 07/06/2005 07:39:21 PM:
> 
> if: 
> - a resource at /x/foo.html has getlastmodified value of 57 
> - a resource at /y/bar.html has getlastmodified value of 48, 
> - /x/foo.html is deleted 
> - BIND creates a second binding to /y/bar.html at /x/foo.html. 
> then: 
> - the getlastmodified value of /y/bar.html must be updated to be 
> at least 49. 
> 
> Julian wrote on 07/06/2005 12:18:30 PM:
> > 
> > Lisa Dusseault wrote:
> > > 
> > > Sure; how about this?  The general requirement and specific 
requirement 
> > > don't have to be in the same place in the document so I've called 
them 
> > > out  separately.
> > > 
> > > General requirement: "All live properties defined in RFC2518 MUST 
have 
> > > the  same value across all bindings to the same resource. "
> > > 
> > > Specific: "The DAV:getlastmodified property MUST change when the 
> > > underlying resource body is altered.  The property value MUST NOT 
> > > change  when a new binding to the resource is created or when a 
binding 
> > > to the  resource is removed.  If a collection has a 
DAV:getlastmodified 
> > > property  then its value SHOULD change whenever its set of bindings 
> > > changes  (including new bindings, removed bindings or bindings where 
the 
> > > name or  target changes).  "
> > 
> > Well, as I have explained multiple times, this doesn't reflect 
reality. 
> > Servers *do* have to change the lastmodified date because of namespace 

> > operations; otherwise it will loose it's HTTP-2616-defined semantics.
> > 
> > > ...
> > 
> > Best regards, Julian
> > 
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