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Re: file:// -> svn://

From: B. W. Fitzpatrick <fitz_at_red-bean.com>
Date: 2002-07-30 16:48:24 CEST

=?ISO-8859-1?Q?F=E9liciano?= Matias <feliciano.matias@free.fr> writes:
> So svn use file:// for Subversion repository only. Mozilla and other
> browser use file:// for all files. If the file can not be printed it
> prompt you to save the file.
> This is not a big problem if a subversion repository hold in one big
> file (somethink like "repos.svn").
> In this case, a browse get a mime-type like "svn-repository" and load
> the apropriate plugin (if any) which in turn display the repository.
> And what about this little problem :
> $ svnadmin create /var/svn/repos
> Now what does mean "file:///var/svn/repos/README" or
> "file:///var/svn/repos/hooks/hooks/post-commit" ?
> It depend on the client.
> Subversion introduce a file:// use which is incompatible with the
> standard file:// . It's not an extension of file://. It's "only"
> incompatible.


OK. Now I get your point. Do you really think this is a big problem?

It seems to me to be a matter of preference. Is anyone else confused
by this?


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