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Re: [PATCH] Meta information mod_dav_svn's GET in XML mode

From: Michael W Thelen <mike_at_pietdepsi.com>
Date: 2005-06-21 00:00:47 CEST

Mathias Hasselmann wrote:
>>>>This change might conflict with the changes of revision 14624.
>>
>>What do you mean by that? Do you need help to determine whether this change
>>does conflict?
>
> Technically the can be a applied cleanly, but I don't know if this patch
> violates Subversion's current design goals, as the log message for
> revision 14624 says:
>
>
> Remove the <prop> element from mod_dav_svn's XML DTD for GET.
> It's not used and never will be, according to policy.
>
>
> I was not aware of that log message, because I wrote the patch for
> Subversion 1.1.4. Saw that log message first, when porting the patch
> to Subversion's trunk.
>
> The question is: Is there a statement somewhere, that mod_dav_svn
> should not be extended anymore, for more beautiful browser output? If
> the answer is yes, then my patch might be a bad thing, otherwise I'd
> consider it useful.

Would a developer be willing to comment on whether Mathias' patch
conflicts with Subversion design goals, and review the patch itself? If
not, I'll file the patch in the issue tracker in the next day or two.

-- 
Michael W Thelen
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