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Re: Final(?) Relative Externals format

From: André Malo <nd_at_perlig.de>
Date: 2005-01-24 21:26:34 CET

* Max Bowsher wrote:

> Relative form 3: Repository-relative
> ///../svn/trunk/subversion/tests/clients/cmdline/svntest
>
> The concept of a repository within the URL is fairly unique to
> Subversion, and hence no suitable syntax is expressed in RFC 2396. This
> form takes advantage of the fact that whilst the RFC explicitly specifies
> the meaning of a relative URL beginning with zero, one, or two slashes,
> it is silent on the matter of three or more slashes.
> Therefore I feel this is a good way to accomodate this very useful form
> of relativity into an unused (and unlikely to be used) void in the URI
> standard.

It would be quite easy to make this RFC 2396 compliant -- invent a new
scheme (in-repos or repos-relative or so, I'm not good in naming :-):

in-repos:svn/trunk/subversion/tests/clients/cmdline/svntest

The other variants look fine.

nd

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