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Re: [PATCH] operation logging

From: Daniel Patterson <danpat_at_danpat.net>
Date: 2005-06-06 07:40:53 CEST

Karl Fogel wrote:
> Instead of having the server deduce operations, have the client
> declare them.
>
> Remember that, depending on the RA layer, some operations look the
> same over the wire: updates, checkouts, and switches are all very
> similar, for example. Diff and merge likewise. Thus, deducing the
> operation by looking at the underlying RA requests can be difficult,
> and in some cases impossible.

  How important is the accuracy of the log? If the client is supplying
  the critical information, it's vulnerable to tinkering, maliciously
  or otherwise. How much of a headache will it be if a non-official
  client sends an 'operation_name' with a typo?

daniel

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