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Re: JavaSVN (Re: Subversion Branding / "whole product" (Was: Re: SmartSVN - a new Subversion client))

From: Branko ─îibej <brane_at_xbc.nu>
Date: 2005-02-25 10:07:09 CET

Thomas Singer wrote:

> If it is not yet, it will be the de facto standard of Java Subversion
> in a
> very short time. What do you think about "backporting" it to native
> executable code using GNU Classpath?

Perish the thought

> Then you would have a very powerful language and all the advantages of
> a native executable.

Java would be a total PITA for Subversion, because SVN isn't "an
executable". Imagine existing clients having to bind to libraries
generated from Java... Yuck!

I'd much rather rewrite (parts of) SVN in C++, that's at least
compatible with the rest of the world.

-- Brane

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