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Re: CVS update: subversion/notes webdav-usage.html

From: Joe Orton <joe_at_orton.demon.co.uk>
Date: 2000-08-18 04:48:44 CEST

> > Have you looked at the HTTP delta-encoding draft for doing this?u
> > draft-mogul-http-delta-05
> Nope. I have now. This looks really good. Certainly an I-D is better than
> any custom scheme that I come up with. If they tweak it some, then we can
> simply follow. But the basis that is discussed in the I-D should work just
> fine for us.

Excellent. It would be good to see a bit more detail: when are the Etags
going to be fetched: is this going to mean extra round-trips at various
points? e.g. after I checkin, is an extra propfind round needed to get
etags of newly-checked in files?

> Did you find anything in particular that is missing, but you would like to
> see?

No, but I've not reviewed as thoroughly as I'd have liked due to being
in the middle of moving house :(

> Any particular SVN features which I did not explain how they mapped
> into a DAV environment?

One more thing I thought of: the SVN design doc talks about having
properties defined per:

  "version number, file, directory, and directory entry"

"directory entry" isn't covered by the DAV mapping: I can't think
immediately of why it is useful to define properties for a directory
entry, but presuming it is, how would this be mapped to DAV? I could see
using properties on the parent collection or something, but it's a bit

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