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Re: Official revision syntax for Subversion URLs

From: Branko Čibej <brane_at_xbc.nu>
Date: 2003-08-06 10:35:56 CEST

Luke Blanshard wrote:

> kfogel@collab.net wrote:
>> All I'm saying is that thing-in-the-middle solutions are undesirable.
>> There remains the whole class of thing-at-the-end solutions, which is
>> what I'm assuming we'll end up with (perhaps with '@@' as separator,
>> perhaps something else).
> Seems to me we could have it both ways:
> http://host/some/path/leading/to/file.html;123
> ... for thing-at-the-end, or:
> http://host/some/path;123/leading/to/file.html
> ... for thing-in-the-middle. Note that we don't know or care whether
> /some/path is the root of the repository, it just has to be in the
> repository. The idea is that the revision number can appear at *any*
> component of the path.

I don't think we need this. Remember, it only makes sense to have _one_
explicit version number per path -- you can't request


because the revision number always identifies a whole tree. Since this
is the case, I think appending the revision number to the end of the URL
seems to be the most natural way. And as ';' appears to be an URI
separator that has the right semantics (i.e., it indicates a different
resource), the URL;REV syntax is sane. We could also support URL;{date}...

Brane Čibej   <brane_at_xbc.nu>   http://www.xbc.nu/brane/
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