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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 21:24:51 CET

Hi kou-san,

From: Kouhei Sutou
Subject: Re: [Google Summer of Code] Subversion servlet for WEBrick
Date: Wed, 21 Mar 2007 10:07:25 +0900 (JST)

> > Currently, Subversion has only one HTTP server option: Apache +
> > mod_dav_svn. So, I'd like to add the second option: Subversion
> > servlet for WEBrick. WEBrick is an HTTP server toolkit written in
> > Ruby and is included in the standard distribution of Ruby. Although
> > it is not appropriate for creating HTTP servers with global access, it
> > is useful for creating servers that can be set up easily and for
> > creating servers for testing and internal use. In particular, with a
> > popular web application framework Ruby on Rails, WEBrick is now widely
> > used. My idea is to add a Subversion servlet for WEBrick, which can
> > ease using Subversion from programs (in particular, web applications)
> > written in Ruby.
> This sounds good for me.
> I want portable Subversion server because the following
> reasons:

Thank you verrrrry much for giving me very looooong comments. You
noticed some good features of Ruby httpd using WEBrick and gave me
instructions on which respects I should emphasize. I'll rewrite my
proposal based on those comments ASAP after I wake up next morning
(yes, it's 29:20 now...).

> This application, implementing a Subversion servlet for
> WEBrick, may be a challenging task as Malcolm says. But I
> want SoC project to host a challenging task.

I know you did finish a challenging task... :-)

Many thanks,


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