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Re: Relative Externals - format debate

From: Max Bowsher <maxb_at_ukf.net>
Date: 2005-01-04 10:36:16 CET

Erik Huelsmann wrote:
>>> 4. Scheme-relative externals.
>>> Consider a related grouping of repositories, maybe even on different
>>> hosts, which may be accessed either as http:// or https:// - but, if
>>> you are accessing one one way, you probably would rather use the same
>>> protocol for externals too.
>>> e.g. "myexternal httpsame://svn2.example.com/repos/beta/foo"
>> How about just dropping he repository access bit at the beginning? So
>> you'd have
>> myexternal svn2.example.com/repos/beta/foo
> +1 on the idea, but to implement it you problably need
> myexternal ://svn2.example.com/repos/beta/foo
> to unambiguously distinguish them from relative paths as in max' format
> (1).

See my followup "Relative Externals - take 2" for another suggestion, this
time based on RFC1808.


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