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Re: DAV locking question

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke_at_gmx.de>
Date: 2005-01-13 10:48:24 CET

Ben Collins-Sussman wrote:
> On Jan 12, 2005, at 4:50 PM, Ben Collins-Sussman wrote:
>> I'm not sure what to do but throw up my hands and write it off as a
>> nasty wart.
> Talked to gstein on IM, and here's a better solution:
> * have the svn client add an extra subversion namespace or attribute
> to the <D:owner> attribute when sending the data.
> * have mod_dav_svn look for that special info. if present, store only
> the CDATA in the repository. if not present, store the entire chunk of
> XML in the repository.

Wouldn't it even be simpler to check for plain text values in DAV:owner,
and not to use an extension at all?

> That way, only generic DAV clients create these so-called "ugly" locks.
> That's much more livable. It means these things would only show up
> when sites have activated Autoversioning, and that already implies other
> "ugly" things, such as auto-generated log messages.

Best regards, Julian

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