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Re: lock request returns "405 Method Not Allowed"

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke_at_gmx.de>
Date: 2007-02-22 17:44:42 CET

Ben Collins-Sussman schrieb:
> On 2/22/07, Backup e-mail <bckemail@yahoo.com> wrote:
>
>> <LimitExcept GET PROPFIND OPTIONS REPORT COPY MOVE LOCK UNLOCK>
>
> Your error is right here. I have no idea what you're trying to do with
> this statement. Typcially people only put the 4 read operations in:
> <LimitExcept GET PROPFIND OPTIONS REPORT>, which translates to,
> "require authentication for all requests except these four read
> operations". What you've written is bizarre: "require authentication
> for everything except this long list of read and write operations".
> Why did you do that?
>
> In any case, LOCK is failing because you've explicitly said that it
> doesn't require authentication. And that's impossible -- the
> repository won't let you lock files without identifying yourself.
> ...

One could argue that in this case a 403 (Forbidden) would make more sense...

Best regards, Julian

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