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Re: Adding a no-op LOCK to mod_dav_svn

From: Karl Fogel <kfogel_at_newton.ch.collab.net>
Date: 2003-01-04 00:24:52 CET

Greg Stein <gstein@lyra.org> writes:
> Not at all. If somebody has a LOCK, then they'll get refused. This proposal
> would silently perform the overwrite.
>
> If you don't enforce the lock, then you're outright lying to the client and
> just asking for trouble.

Completely agree with The Gregs here.

LOCK has a semantic meaning; if we're not going to implement it, we
shouldn't claim to. Clients and users might depend on that behavior
(for example, they might be using it as a de facto notification
system), and the lie will cause them real problems.

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