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From Mario Ivankovits <ima...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [vfs] webdav checkin checkout lock unlock
Date Wed, 24 Nov 2004 14:01:13 GMT
David_Geleyn@inventivedesigners.com wrote:

>Have you ever considered putting versioning capabilities into VFS or not? 
>  
>
I have to admit - no!

>    - lock (?)
>    - unlock (?)
>  
>
For lock/unlock I do have a LockManager in mind which should make it 
possible to handle locking not only at filesystem level but also e.g. 
in-process to have locking for ftp et al too.

>    - checkin
>    - checkout
>    - uncheckout
>  
>
At the deepest level we need these functions in the fileobject. But 
maybe we should not expose them to the user - instead it could be 
handled automatically by some sort of TransactionManager where one could 
call commit()/rollback()?

>Maybe I'm completely wrong.
>
Sounds reasonable to me, though I am not a webdav specialist.

Lets wait a night, maybe someone other would like talk to this too.

-- 
Mario


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