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RE: Relationship between scopes and version histories

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Thu, 13 Feb 2003 21:20:01 +0100
To: <www-webdav-dasl@w3.org>
Message-ID: <JIEGINCHMLABHJBIGKBCOEINGHAA.julian.reschke@gmx.de>

> From: www-webdav-dasl-request@w3.org
> [mailto:www-webdav-dasl-request@w3.org]On Behalf Of E. Sinderson
> Sent: Thursday, February 13, 2003 7:49 PM
> To: www-webdav-dasl@w3.org
> Subject: Re: Relationship between scopes and version histories
> I would like to put forth the following:
> If a server that doesn't support Delta-V recieves a client query that
> specifies <d:include-versions/> it SHOULD honor the request as if
> <d:include-versions/> wasn't specified.

That was at least the intent. In particular, even *if* a server supports
versioning, there may be resources in scope that are not version-controlled.
A server that doesn't support DeltaV would just behave the same way as a
DeltaV-aware server where all resources in scope happen not to be

> The logic is that if a server has a version (the only version) of  a
> in the query scope then it can easily include all the versions it knows
> about. This approach will lessen the number of round trips needed to get a
> successful response. The implementation is simple and shouldn't break
> existing servers.

Could you rephrase that? I'm not sure I understand....

> Am I missing something?
> Elias


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