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Re: Exclusive Locking: design in a nutshell

From: Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_collab.net>
Date: 2004-05-20 20:40:22 CEST

On Thu, 2004-05-20 at 13:23, Branko Čibej wrote:

> The DAV spec speaks of shared (read and write) locks, but doesn't
> specify how they behave. Therefore we can do anything that's reasonable.
> IMHO the only thing that's reasonable is for all clients that have a
> shared lock on the same object to see the same contents. Ergo,
> transaction-per-lock.

I really don't like the idea of "lock holders" seeing one thing when
they GET, and the rest of the world seeing something else. It goes
against the very principles of Subversion, as Jani pointed out.

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