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WebDAV ACLs (was: Exclusive Locking: The Meta-Mail)

From: Greg Stein <gstein_at_lyra.org>
Date: 2004-05-20 02:31:59 CEST

On Wed, May 19, 2004 at 10:04:28PM +0100, Branko ??ibej wrote:
> Ben Collins-Sussman wrote:
> >Back in 2002, several Subversion developers met face-to-face at
> >Apachecon and drafted a spec for adding exclusive locks to libsvn_fs.
> >It's been sitting in /trunk/notes/locking-plan.txt. Since then, the
> >Chicago guys have been rereading it and trying to refine it further.
> >Meanwhile, Branko has privately come up with an alternate design for
> >libsvn_fs locking (which I think involves adding ACLs.)
> Just to clarify things here, the ACL design I'm working on doesn't
> seriously affect the locking design. I'm only working on the premise
> that the changes needed for adding ACLs are very similar to the changes
> needed for adding locks, so I'm looking at implementing locks in such a
> way that ACLs can use the same infrastructure, that's all. There's no
> radical departure from locking-plan.txt.

FWIW, the WebDAV ACL specification has been published as RFC 3744.

    text: http://www.ietf.org/rfc/rfc3744.txt
    html: http://www.webdav.org/specs/rfc3744.html
     xml: http://www.webdav.org/specs/rfc3744.xml
     pdf: http://www.webdav.org/specs/rfc3744.pdf


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