[DBWG] --list-versions query on deleted resources?

Nishal Goburdhan nishal at controlfreak.co.za
Tue Feb 23 21:31:22 UTC 2021

On 3 Feb 2021, at 7:39, Nishal Goburdhan wrote:

> On 5 Jan 2021, at 11:59, Edrich de Lange wrote:

>> On 4 Dec 2020, at 9:41, Ben Maddison via DBWG wrote:


>>> Hi all,


>>> The list got left off of Michel's initial response to my email, and

>>> we

>>> only noticed once several further replies had been exchanged.


>>> See the reconstructed exchange below.

>>> TL;DR: Should prior versions of deleted objects remain query-able?



>> Most definitely.

>> Kind regards



> dear working group.

dear co-chairs,

> there have now been three statements supporting the request for

> historic information to be made available (aka “whowas”)

> there has been admission that this is possible, and “easy” to do.

> there have been no statements indicating that this is a bad thing to

> do.


> in the absence of any dissenting views, what is necessary to move this

> forward?

ever mindful that i might have forgotten the procedure, could you please
respond to this mundane question?


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