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Re: svn commit: r12738 - in trunk/subversion: include libsvn_subr mod_dav_svn

From: Peter N. Lundblad <peter_at_famlundblad.se>
Date: 2005-01-15 19:17:14 CET

On Sat, 15 Jan 2005, Julian Foad wrote:

> kfogel@collab.net wrote:
> > Does anyone else have thoughts about whether the server should demand
> > that the client speak to it in canonical paths always?
>
> An advantage of being strict is that it leaves room for us to extend the syntax
> in future by assigning meanings to paths that are currently non-canonical. For
> example, we might one day want to assign a meaning to the double-slash, as in
> current discussions about svn:external. If we allow that now as being just a
> sloppy equivalent of a single slash, then we shut that door.
>
This doesn't work, since the command line client canonicalizes its
arguments.

Regards,
//Peter

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