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Re: mod_dav_svn enhancement idea

From: Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_collab.net>
Date: 2005-05-09 01:42:04 CEST

On May 8, 2005, at 11:53 AM, Michael Sinz wrote:

> The other problem I have is when working on the server side but
> that is just
> my fault for not building this as a direct SVN module but as a
> layer on top of
> the SVN commands. I am wondering if that was a mistake. I like
> the fact that
> doing it this way does not depend on library linkages (old-school
> unix pipe/etc
> connections) but it does seem to have a number of limitations. I
> was just
> trying to find out which way the Subversion project would best like
> to move.

If you're asking the question, "is parsing the output from existing
binaries more limiting than using the library APIs?", then the answer
is "absolutely". :-)

But you're the only one who can judge whether the limitations are
worth the benefit of easier end-user installation.

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