Document locking hits MidCOM 2.8

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Latest MidCOM 2.8 has a feature that has been resurrected from earlier in the series: document locking. The point of locking is to prevent accidental simultaneous editing of a document by multiple users.

When user starts editing a document via datamanager-powered form, the document will be marked as locked for that user. Other users accessing the document will see a notice:

MidCOM 2.8 lock notice

Unlocking permissions can be granted via the Asgard user manager.

Unlike the older and somewhat troublesome method, the new locking system uses regular Midgard metadata properties and has a clean API available.

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