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Re: Serf and Subversion was Re: DAV is complicated and slow?

From: Garrett Rooney <rooneg_at_electricjellyfish.net>
Date: 2005-11-28 20:41:34 CET

On 11/28/05, Marc Sherman <msherman@projectile.ca> wrote:
> kfogel@collab.net wrote:
> >
> > Compile-time option sounds good.
> >
> > The naming thing is a bit wierd... after all, they're both DAV. We
> > just didn't call the first one libsvn_ra_neon :-).
>
> Would it make sense to allow a build with both ra implementations, and
> select using URLs?
>
> IE: http+neon://... vs http+serf://...
>
> And then, the compile time option would just control which one was the
> default handler for plain http://...

IMO, no, it's not worth the effort. If the user has to know the
difference between neon and serf, we have done something horribly
wrong. The transition should be seamless from the users perspective.

-garrett

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