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

From: Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_collab.net>
Date: 2005-03-21 16:16:32 CET

On Mar 21, 2005, at 8:07 AM, C. Michael Pilato wrote:

> Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman@collab.net> writes:
>> * still interoperating with MS Office
> ... with the unfortunately side effect of having every new file
> creation look like *two* 0-byte PUTs (read, two commits of the same
> empty file) -- one for the LOCK, and one for already-existing 0-byte
> PUT that Office does. At least we can detect this fact, though, and
> make the commit message read differently:
> "WebDAV Autoversioning: Path '%s' reserved for locking with an
> empty file."
> "WebDAV Autoversioning: Modified '%s'.

Have you seen the sheer volume of commit messages that happen when
autoversioning is turned on? Having two commits when Office does a
'save as...' is a drop in the ocean. But heck, if you really care, go
for it.

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