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Re: Exclusive Locking: design in a nutshell

From: Branko ─îibej <brane_at_xbc.nu>
Date: 2004-05-20 20:23:02 CEST

Josh Pieper wrote:

>Speaking of shared locking, is there some specific semantics for
>shared locking that you're referring too? How would that work, a
>client requests a lock and states that at most N other clients may
>hold the lock at the same time? I was unable to find anything
>resembling that in the WebDAV spec.
>
>
The DAV spec speaks of shared (read and write) locks, but doesn't
specify how they behave. Therefore we can do anything that's reasonable.
IMHO the only thing that's reasonable is for all clients that have a
shared lock on the same object to see the same contents. Ergo,
transaction-per-lock.

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