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Create a common directory owned by either and create a group that is shared by both. You may still need to chmod it a bit to make it writable by both (in general, chmod 775 for the directory, chmod 664 for the files).
You would have to use the sticky bit to prevent users from removing files in that case. You can prevent writing to / modifying a file by denying members of the group write permissions on the file(s) (chmod 644, which is the default).
Thank you for the responses.
This still doesn't fix what I'm trying to do.
I'm trying to create a neutral folder, and user A and B can both create and put files into this folder. A can modify and delete A stuff and B can modify and delete B stuff. The two can do things like read files and folders, of each other's stuff if and only if they allow it.