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Re: svn commit: r14736 - in trunk/subversion: tests/clients/cmdline

From: <kfogel_at_collab.net>
Date: 2005-05-16 18:37:54 CEST

"C. Michael Pilato" <cmpilato@collab.net> writes:
> IIRC, mod_dav supports (practically) arbitrary depths by simply
> defining a DEPTH_INFINITY constant which == MAXINT. Depths are just
> passed around as integers, which each recursive decrementing its copy
> of the depth parameter until 0 is reached. There's no reason we
> couldn't do the same, and arbitrary depth precision would allow GUI
> clients to use this stuff for, say, arbitrary-depth caching of
> information, or the likes.

That's a much larger change, and not consistent with the semantics of
the 'depth' parameters already in our APIs. I'm not saying it's a bad
idea, just that it's kind of a new topic relative to this proposal.

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