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Re: Making ra_serf the default for DAV

From: Stefan KŁng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2006-10-19 18:30:48 CEST

Garrett Rooney wrote:
> On 10/19/06, Branko »ibej <brane@xbc.nu> wrote:
>> At the Summit, Justin asked what conditions had to be met before we can
>> make ra_serf the default for DAV, and incidentally wondered if an
>> official Serf release was required ...
>>
>> ... and also reminded us that no ASF project was willing to adopt Serf
>> ...
>>
>>
>> All right, why not kill both stones with one bird and give Serf a home
>> in the Subversion repository? Our Very Own Blindiny Beautiful DAV Client.
>
> I don't have any strong objection to moving serf into our repository,
> but I do think it should remain a separately packaged library.
> Perhaps one that we ship, but it should still be available for
> download and use by other projects.
>
> I'm also not comfortable with us shipping it as the default DAV
> implementation until we get things like Digest Auth and GSSAPI working
> at least as well as they do in Neon.

serf also misses the progress callback neon has, which is an important
feature for GUI clients. Making it the default for DAV may work ok for
the command line client, but for me as the dev of TSVN I would keep
using neon for that reason.

Stefan

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