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Re: Exclusive Locking: design in a nutshell

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke_at_gmx.de>
Date: 2004-05-20 23:11:51 CEST

Mark Phippard wrote:

> ...
> 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.
> ...

LOCKs aren't cancelled -- they are locks, not transactions. Don't
confuse them; a WebDAV LOCK is really just a mechanism to prevent others
from modifying a resource; that's all.

Best regards, Julian

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