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Re: Exclusive Locking: design in a nutshell

From: Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_collab.net>
Date: 2004-05-21 17:45:37 CEST

On Fri, 2004-05-21 at 08:28, Josh Pieper wrote:

> I think you are proposing intermingling the implementation of two
> distinct and parallel features. If they are both implemented
> separately, you gain flexibility and decrease the complexity of
> implementation.

+1. You've said it better than I can. I don't see the reason for
lock-txns anymore. (And it doesn't seem intuitive to me at all for a
lock-holder to enter a "pocket universe" where she's the only person
able to write *or* read what she's locked.)

Branko, can you comment on my 2nd draft proposal? Yes, I know it's
phrased in a webdav-y way, but I can just easily formulate it in a
libsvn_fs-y way if you want me to.

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