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Re: svn commit: rev 465 - trunk/subversion/svnadmin

From: Karl Fogel <kfogel_at_newton.ch.collab.net>
Date: 2001-11-17 06:40:05 CET

Greg Stein <gstein@lyra.org> writes:
> I don't like this. This "fun little hack" is going to grow into a full scale
> app when we're not looking. "Just one more feature". A year later, and we've
> completely reimplemented what cadaver does for us today.
> In the interest of moving to more client-side administration, and away from
> server-side "operate on a local FS", I'd say let's *not* include
> functionality like this. Let's depend on standard WebDAV tools for exploring
> the repository.

+1 on favoring client side administration; the current `svnadmin'
program exists mainly because we needed it to debug our filesystem
while the rest of Subversion was still under development :-) And of
course it's always easier to write something to operate on local disk
data than to run over a network. But that doesn't mean it's a great
user tool.

Server administration can happen through other WebDAV tools, and
through new commands added to the Subversion client[s]... and a little
overlap never hurt anyone. :-)


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