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Re: URLs again

From: Karl Fogel <kfogel_at_galois.collab.net>
Date: 2001-02-20 18:27:22 CET

"B. W. Fitzpatrick" <fitz@red-bean.com> writes:
> So my question for all of you is this:
> Why does the URL have to tell us where the repository begins? I
> picture a scenario where we can have it both ways--the URL can be
> stored like this:
> http://www.lyra.org/who/knows/where/the/repos/begins/naaaah/foo.txt
> and our client can provide functionality like this:
> $ svn --where-does-the-repository-in-my-cwd-begin
> Your repository begins at repos/begins/naaaah
> Have a nice day.
> $

Because the working copy would need a network connection to know this.

> Does that sound reasonable or am I missing something totally? This
> seems to meet the requirements of both sides well enough.

See above. :-)
Received on Sat Oct 21 14:36:22 2006

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