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Re: Implementing litmus lock test 18

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Tue, 01 Apr 2008 17:44:22 +0200
Message-ID: <47F25856.5010508@gmx.de>
To: Evert | Rooftop <evert@rooftopsolutions.nl>
CC: w3c-dist-auth@w3.org

Evert | Rooftop wrote:
> Dear List,
> I'm a WebDAV server implementor, and relying heavily on litmus to tell 
> me if I'm on the right track.
> I'm stuck on test 18: cond_put_corrupt_token
> With the relevant header :
> If: (<opaquelocktoken:44445502-3b32-25aa-a0d6-87fdb17a9086x>) (Not 
> <DAV:no-lock>)
> I believe, judging from "WebDAV Next-Generation.. well I'm sure you've 
> heard of it.." that this should be interpreted as :
> If (false OR true) and thus allowing the PUT request..
> Litmus however reports: FAIL (conditional PUT with invalid lock-token 
> should fail: 200 Ok)
> I'm hoping someone on this list can help me out =)

Looking at the test, the assumption is that the If header indeed 
evaluates to true, but then the PUT request is rejected with 423 Locked, 
as the If header did not contain the required lock token.

Keep in mind that for the PUT to succeed on a locked request, the If 
header not only needs to evaluate to true, but also needs to contain all 
required lock tokens.

Hope this helps,

Received on Tuesday, 1 April 2008 15:45:15 UTC

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