3.1.4 Message Processing Events and Sequencing Rules

SharePoint

The following table summarizes the list of operations as defined by this specification.

Operation

Description

Cell subrequest

Retrieves or uploads a file’s binary contents or a file’s metadata contents.

Coauth subrequest

Gets a shared lock on a coauthorable file that allows for all clients with the same schema lock identifier to share the lock. The protocol server also keeps track of the protocol client’s sharing of the lock on a file at any instant of time.

SchemaLock subrequest

Gets a shared lock on a coauthorable file that allows all clients with the same schema lock identifier to share the lock.

ExclusiveLock subrequest

Gets an exclusive lock on the file, which ensures only one client edits the file at an instant in time.

WhoAmI subrequest

Retrieves the protocol client's friendly name and other client-specific information for a client with a unique client identifier.

ServerTime subrequest

Retrieves the server time.

EditorsTable subrequest

Adds the protocol client to the editors table, which is accessible to all clients editing or reading a document.

GetDocMetaInfo subrequest

Retrieves various properties for the file and the parent folder as a series of string pairs. 

GetVersions subrequest

Sends back information about the previous versions of a file.

Versioning subrequest

Requests information on versions of a file or different types of versioning related operations on a file.

FileOperation subrequest

Operates on a file.

AmIAlone subrequest

Finds out if the user is alone in a coauthoring session.

LockStatus subrequest

Gets the lock status.

Properties subrequest

Gets the information on properties.

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