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Re: [RFC] issue 2286 - space saving in the repository

From: Peter N. Lundblad <peter_at_famlundblad.se>
Date: 2006-05-22 08:42:54 CEST

Ph. Marek writes:
> Hello May,
> thank you for acknowledging most of my ideas.
> On Saturday 20 May 2006 16:47, Max Bowsher wrote:
> > The Subversion project prides itself on doing things right, and coming
> > up with sensible, *maintainable* designs. There is NO WAY something like
> > the above disgusting hack would be met with anything but scorn and vetos.
> I think your eyes closed in disgust, as you might have missed that:
> >> I'm not saying that we have to do it the "wrong" way, just that it would
> >> be *much* less work for the intermediate layers.
> That assumption is validated by the fact that you didn't comment anything
> there or below ;-)

That might be less work short-term, but long-term, such hacks are a maintenance
nightmare. We prefer to revise the APIs, and possibly protocols, instead.


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