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Re: Seiwald Q & A -- "GET for EDIT" cookies

From: Daniel W. Connolly <connolly@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 30 Aug 1996 21:39:21 -0400
Message-Id: <199608310139.VAA10911@anansi.w3.org>
To: Christopher Seiwald <seiwald@perforce.com>
cc: w3c-dist-auth@w3.org, www-vers-wg@ics.uci.edu
In message <199608310041.RAA23761@spice.perforce.com>, Christopher Seiwald writ
>Clearly the URL is not sufficient: multiple users can be working on the
>same document.
>URL+username might be better, but I can easily imagine a case where the
>same named user (or the same user) is working on a single document from
>two different places.
>URL+username+hostname?  Maybe.

This is what Derived-From: and Version: are all about: in
response to a GET (for edit), the server emits Version: ... .

In the corresponding PUT, the client includes Derived-From: ... .

See Dave Long's draft for details.

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