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Re: Relative externals - take 2

From: John Peacock <jpeacock_at_rowman.com>
Date: 2005-01-04 13:16:20 CET

Max Bowsher wrote:
> 4. Scheme-relative externals.
> Returning to our module1 example use cases, suppose that module1 now
> wishes to use module8, which is being developed by Beta Group within the
> same organisation.
> Both repositories are visible over both http:// and https:// - but,
> whichever you use for the root checkout, you probably want to use for
> externals too.
> RFC1808 defines a syntax for us to use:
> "module5 //beta.example.com/repositories/five/trunk"

Unfortunately, this conflicts with SVK's usage (that's a path in the default
repository). I don't know if this is enough reason to forbid its usage in
Subversion itself, but there it is...


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