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Re: Change to Lock-Token

From: Larry Masinter <masinter@parc.xerox.com>
Date: Mon, 24 Mar 1997 10:34:08 PST
Message-ID: <3336C920.5BA3@parc.xerox.com>
To: Jim Whitehead <ejw@ics.uci.edu>
CC: w3c-dist-auth@w3.org
> 2) Identity.  While a strong entity tag will correspond to the resource
> when a lock is taken out on that resource, as soon as the resource is
> changed its entity tag (strong for sure, weak potentially depending on the
> scope of the change) will also need to change.  If intermediate results are
> saved to the HTTP server before the lock is released, the lock token will
> no longer correspond to the actual entity tag of the resource.

This is a good argument for why lock tokens shouldn't be used as entity
tags, then.

Received on Monday, 24 March 1997 17:49:02 UTC

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