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Re: autoversioning -- on or off by default?

From: John Peacock <jpeacock_at_rowman.com>
Date: 2005-03-21 18:33:19 CET

Ben Collins-Sussman wrote:
> Not possible, because
> 1) HTTP is stateless, and thus
> 2) unless the client understands DeltaV, it has no way of preserving
> state across multiple HTTP write requests.

I know it's not possible; one of many things that a stateless protocol
was never intended to support.

<bluesky>Would it be possible to set up the autocommit to target an
actual branch and then allow a human to bulk merge the changes to trunk
(thus eliminating the log chatter)?</bluesky>

I'm actually thinking of using the Subversion WebDAV support for storing
corporate shared-calender files (Mozilla Sunbird project), so this is
actually something I have some small stake in...


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