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

From: Greg Stein <gstein_at_lyra.org>
Date: 2000-08-18 11:00:52 CEST

On Fri, Aug 18, 2000 at 12:20:21AM -0500, Ben Collins-Sussman wrote:
> Joe Orton <joe@orton.demon.co.uk> writes:
> > ... version number, file, directory, 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...
> Remember that the directory entry contains the actual name of the
> directory or file it points to. A good use of a "directory entry
> property" might be a property that contains an alternate 8.3 DOS name
> (or other alternate names.)

Nah. That is somewhat bogus.

You either have entries on the directory entries, or on each file and
directory. The two are equivalent. From the DAV standpoint, you have props
on the files and dirs. The vsn num props are handled by the /$svn/ver/

IMO, the SVN design needs to be corrected.


Greg Stein, http://www.lyra.org/
Received on Sat Oct 21 14:36:07 2006

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