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Re: Serf as default DAV client?

From: Eric Gillespie <epg_at_pretzelnet.org>
Date: 2007-06-08 23:59:27 CEST

"David Glasser" <glasser@mit.edu> writes:

> On 6/8/07, Eric Gillespie <epg@pretzelnet.org> wrote:
> > Whatever happened to making serf the default DAV layer in 1.5?
> > Last i heard, we were going to follow fsfs in this respect. fsfs
> > was an option in 1.1 and the default in 1.2. Serf was an option
> > in 1.4, shouldn't we make it the default now?
> >
> > If we don't switch to serf, it's never going to get the kind of
> > attention it needs...
> Are many people running it as their day-to-day implementation? I
> recently tried to run tests for a patch I was working on over serf,
> and found several places where it handled errors (like invalid user
> input or network problems, not internal corruption) with aborts... I
> fixed one or two of those places, but it definitely didn't fill me
> with confidence that ra_serf, in its current incarnation, is ready to
> be our primary implementation.

No, we've tried at Google, as well. It's got a long way to go.
That's my point: as long as it sits there unused, it's not going
to get any better. As a matter of fact, it seems likely to me
that it's only going to get worse.

Eric Gillespie <*> epg@pretzelnet.org

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