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Re: Older versions through http-repository browsing

From: Branko ─îibej <brane_at_xbc.nu>
Date: 2005-08-23 23:27:19 CEST

kfogel@collab.net wrote:

>"C. Michael Pilato" <cmpilato@collab.net> writes:
>
>
>>Nonono. Please *do not* do this to public URL namespace. It's one
>>thing to bind revision numbers to URLs in our command-line client
>>syntax for the sake of UI and path/rev association simplicity (and
>>yes, remember that this URL@REV syntax is not Subversion-wide -- it's
>>only in our one little commandline client). But this change has no
>>place trickling into mod_dav_svn.
>>
>>
>
>Uh, why not make any such syntax Subversion-wide? I mean, this
>is... Subversion, after all :-).
>
>
Hah. So why don't we support bugtraq properties in the command-line
client? TSVN does, and it's Subversion, after all ... :)

>If we're going to go with a prefix syntax, in order to support
>relative URLs, what is the quoting mechanism? Is it to specify HEAD
>or a revnum in a prior prefix, like this?:
>
> http://.../!svn/HEAD/!svn/4500/index.html
> http://.../!svn/1729/!svn/4500/index.html
>
>This would access either HEAD or r1729 of a file whose literal path is
>"/!svn/4500/index.html".
>
>
If you have a directory called !svn at the root of your repository,
browsing will most likely not work. This has been a limitation for a
long, long time.

-- Brane

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