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Re: Locking non-existent paths. Time to discuss.

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke_at_gmx.de>
Date: 2005-03-19 10:13:36 CET

Ben Collins-Sussman wrote:
> On Mar 18, 2005, at 3:31 PM, Julian Reschke wrote:
>> That's correct, it will fail. Back when the WG made the decision to
>> deprecate lock-null resources, there was no evidence of clients
>> actually relyong on the behaviour (if they did, they wouldn't work
>> with IIS, as far as I can remember).
> Well, we've already got minimal lock-null support working, so it's
> probably easier to keep things as they are.
> Mike has removed his support for listing lock-null children in
> collections, since it's a lot of complexity for a feature that no
> current clients use, and no future clients *should* use.

But *that's* a feature that RFC2518bis aware clients *can* expect to work.

> ...

Best regards, Julian

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