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RE: Summary of ETag related issues in RFC2518bis

From: Geoffrey M Clemm <geoffrey.clemm@us.ibm.com>
Date: Wed, 21 Dec 2005 11:20:44 -0500
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I like Dan's answer better than mine, so I switch my vote to what Dan
says below.

Cheers,
Geoff


Dan wrote on 12/21/2005 01:33:37 AM:
> 
> As to your last question: Yes it's OK and no the server needs to break
> the lock if it does this (because it's indistinguishable from another
> client's edit).  Not all clients will work efficiently against servers
> that unexpectedly munge data after PUTs are complete but  that's life.
> 
>     dan
> 
> > From: Lisa Dusseault [mailto:lisa@osafoundation.org] 

> >   - If the server is making changes that must be preserved, 
> > ... we'd also 
> > have to specify whether it's OK to do this while the client 
> > is holding a LOCK.
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