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From Tim Bray <Tim.B...@Sun.COM>
Subject Re: If-Match / If-None-Match PUT broken-ness in mod_dav
Date Tue, 28 Aug 2007 17:54:39 GMT
On Aug 28, 2007, at 9:08 AM, Tim Olsen wrote:


I find the mod_dav code a little scary, but on the other hand I have  
ETags working properly with PUT in mod_atom, and there are a couple  
of little gotchas that can getcha.  So if someone is looking at this,  
maybe I can help.   If nobody's looking at it, I suppose I could hold  
my breath and wade into the mod_dav swamp, but I'd really rather not,  
I'd be really worried about breaking something; do we have people  
here who grok mod_dav & could answer questions?

> I consider these bugs serious because If-Match and If-None-Match are
> the essential headers to use - particularly if the client does not
> implement locks - to prevent the lost-update problem.

+1 -T

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