Currently Being ModeratedSep 25, 2012 10:56 AM (in response to mgshoutman)
Yes its ok. Its the same as in Lion.
"The lockfile is just an empty file entry in the volume's directory, so if you are transferring preferences from one system to another, or from one account to another on the same system, then you can still do so by copying the .plist file and leave the .lockfile where it is on the file system.
"The lockfile can also be safely removed at any point (provided it is not in a locked state), though this would be pointless to do because the system will just recreate it the next time the respective program is launched."
Here'e the Explanation