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Re: Final(?) Relative Externals format

From: Branko Čibej <brane_at_xbc.nu>
Date: 2005-01-24 21:29:07 CET

Max Bowsher wrote:

> Below I propose what might just possibly become the final relative
> externals syntax. Comment, discuss, and then let's implement! ;-)
> For examples, I will use the external which is present in the cvs2svn
> repository,
> and rewrite it into each of the proposed relative forms.
> Existing absolute external:
> http://svn.collab.net/repos/svn/trunk/subversion/tests/clients/cmdline/svntest
> Relative form 1: Scheme-relative
> //svn.collab.net/repos/svn/trunk/subversion/tests/clients/cmdline/svntest

How useful is this form in practice? It allows you do redirect to
another server without specifying the scheme, but there's no guarantee
that the client will be able to access the other server using hte same
access method.

Or do you expect the client to ask for the scheme at checkout time?

-- Brane

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