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RE: RE: Alternatives for remote access?

From: Bill Tutt <rassilon_at_lyra.org>
Date: 2002-08-30 20:13:59 CEST

> From: Bill Tutt [mailto:rassilon@lyra.org]
> > From: Ben Collins-Sussman [mailto:sussman@collab.net]
> > If ra_pipe were out there, we could lure in hundreds of users, and
> > then gradually convince them to upgrade to apache and ra_dav. It's
> > the best marketing tool there is. I'm thrilled that people are
> > working on it.
> The best marketing tool is word of mouth praising Subversion for it's
> reliability, and lack of suckage vs. CVS. The best way to ensure
> through on the marketing tool is by reducing the setup barrier. If we
> don't have enough positive features to overcome any of the issues
> related to not having ra_pipe, then in my view we've failed to add
> enough features to make Subversion compelling enough to consider
> overcoming whatever issues there are at not having a ra_pipe like

Also, don't think I don't understand what you're saying, I do. If we had
a working ra_pipe that was maintainable, I know lots of people would
love us to pieces. Some for the right reasons, and some because they
don't want their security folks to evaluate this new threat vector
they're introducing into their system.

Now if only somebody could do the work....


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Received on Fri Aug 30 20:14:35 2002

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