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Re: Adding a no-op LOCK to mod_dav_svn

From: Greg Stein <gstein_at_lyra.org>
Date: 2003-01-04 01:22:29 CET

On Fri, Jan 03, 2003 at 07:09:27PM -0500, Greg Hudson wrote:
>...
> It may seem like an ethical problem now, but it will become a technical
> problem in the future. Knowing that there are servers out there which
> lie about locks, clients may start to test that locks actually work. We
> might extend our little white lie to falsify those clients' test
> results. The de facto protocol starts to become more complicated and
> more divergent from the paper specification.

Right.

> Cats and dogs, living together. Total chaos.

Ahem. The second phrase is "Mass hysteria!"

:-)

Cheers,
-g

-- 
Greg Stein, http://www.lyra.org/
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