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Re: Should SVN allocate ports for ra_dav (plain and ssl) from IANA?

From: Greg Stein <gstein_at_lyra.org>
Date: 2003-10-07 23:38:37 CEST

On Wed, Oct 08, 2003 at 12:31:17AM +0300, Jani Averbach wrote:
> Hi!
> I have been wondering if subversion project should allocate official
> ports for ra_dav (plain and ssl) from IANA. Those port should be used
> when apache has been compiled just for back-end for subversion, and
> there is a real www-server for ordinary www-stuff. In this case, I feel
> the apache+subversion combo more a subversion server than www-server.


SVN uses HTTP, and that is defined as port 80. Of course, we can also use
HTTP via TLS, which is defined as port 443.

But SVN is not a separate *service* on the target machine. By definition,
it exists within a URL namespace operating under the HTTP(S) service.


Greg Stein, http://www.lyra.org/
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