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Re: Exclusive Locking: design in a nutshell

From: C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato_at_collab.net>
Date: 2004-05-20 21:14:41 CEST

Mark Phippard <MarkP@softlanding.com> writes:

> What happens in the DAV spec if the user later cancels their LOCK? Do
> those previous PUT's get discarded or committed? If the former, then it
> seems odd that the DAV server should have previously handed out those now
> invalid versions to someone that did a GET.

This is my only concern with the current proposal. It would seem,
though, that LOCK cancellation can be accomplished by remembering what
the resource looked like at the time the LOCK was taken out, and if
the LOCK is aborted, simply commit one more time with the lock removal
and content reversion.

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