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We intend to allow versioned objects. All objects, including directories, have a VERSION-NUMBER field. In the current server implementation, the VERSION-NUMBER field is always zero, which means ``unversioned''. It need not be in future server implementations.

In commands and responses, providing a zero value for the object-version token means to retrieve the current version of the object. Specifying explicit values means that a particular version of the object is required. Explicit object version numbers (when they are established) will always be positive integers.

Padma Indraganti
Thu Jun 20 13:02:20 PDT 1996