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Re: Web Service Support (SOAP/WSDL)

From: John Peacock <jpeacock_at_rowman.com>
Date: 2005-07-04 13:59:19 CEST

Gideon de Swardt wrote:
> My post is not just about getting WebDAV working via a proxy but the main
> point of my post was to extend Subversion to give end-users and third party
> software developers more freedom of choice and at the same time extend the
> subversions supported web server platforms.

I didn't touch on that because I wanted to leave someone much more familiar with
the code to point out how inextricably linked the WebDAV code in Subversion is
with Apache. I think you greatly overestimate the capabilities of SOAP and
greatly underestimate the complexity of WebDAV.

I think there is little chance that writing a SOAP interface to Subversion
(whatever that means since SOAP is a transport layer not an application layer)
would have any bearing on using Subversion on a non-Apache web server.


John Peacock
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