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Re: Locking consensus(es) so far

From: Michael W Thelen <thelenm_at_cs.utah.edu>
Date: 2004-10-13 22:03:44 CEST

Ben Collins-Sussman wrote:
> And I'd like to suggest a compromise regarding whether or not
> lock-messages are required:
>
> - client never requires lock-messages, but accepts them if
> presented.
> - server doesn't require them by default, but accepts them if
> presented.
> - admin can make pre-lock hook require them.

That sounds like a great compromise. The probable common case (no lock
message required) is the default, but lock messages can still be used by
clients who want to use them, and required by admins that want to
require them.

-- 
Michael W Thelen
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Received on Wed Oct 13 22:07:39 2004

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