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Re: [Google Summer of Code] Subversion servlet for WEBrick

From: Kobayashi Noritada <nori1_at_dolphin.c.u-tokyo.ac.jp>
Date: 2007-03-22 21:11:36 CET

Hi Blair,

From: Blair Zajac
Subject: Re: [Google Summer of Code] Subversion servlet for WEBrick
Date: Tue, 20 Mar 2007 11:09:59 -0700

> Kobayashi Noritada wrote:
> > Hi Martin,
> >
> > From: Martin Tomes
> > Subject: Re: [Google Summer of Code] Subversion servlet for WEBrick
> > Date: Tue, 20 Mar 2007 16:27:27 +0000
> >
> >> Kobayashi Noritada wrote:
> >>> While I am already a member of this project as a ja.po/Ruby-tools
> >>> committer, I am still a student and searching for a GSoC task that I
> >>> can do for this project and can make Subversion more attractive. I'd
> >>> like to propose developing a Subversion servlet for WEBrick, although
> >>> it is not in the project tasks.
> >> WEBrick is only ever used during development of RoR applications, I
> >> think you would do better to target mongrel
> >> (http://mongrel.rubyforge.org/) which is a popular server for deployed
> >> RoR applications.
> >
> > Thank you for giving me comments. Although I know the name, I have
> > not used it yet. I hear Mongrel is much faster than WEBrick. OTOH,
> > however, I also hear WEBrick is slow because it follows the
> > specification of HTTP, while Mongrel does not do the job. Since I
> > myself have not used it yet, I'll have to examine Mongrel with my own
> > eyes.
> >
> > Thanks,
> >
> > -nori
> As an aside, talking about making a Subversion server available via
> other "containers", I thought it would be interesting to see a
> Subversion server using ICE as the transport, instead of HTTP or our svn
> protocol. ICE is an open source CORBA replacement:
> http://www.zeroc.com/
> We're starting to use it internally for an asset management system. ICE
> is a very fast transport, if you were interested in getting more
> throughput from a svn repository.

Thank you for suggestions. Although I'd like to create a Subversion
servlet as a GSoC project using WEBrick this time, I am interested in
your idea (and ideas in your another mail). I hope we will have such
middle-size features in the future. :-)

Many thanks,


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