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Re: [PATCH] Build both serf and dav

From: C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato_at_collab.net>
Date: 2007-06-18 16:11:18 CEST

David Glasser wrote:
> On 6/18/07, Peter Samuelson <peter@p12n.org> wrote:
>> Seems a bit awkward to talk about 'http-library' with values of 'dav'
>> or 'serf', since both libraries use DAV. It would make more sense to
>> me if the configuration interface called the two values 'neon' and
>> 'serf'.
>> (I do know why libsvn_ra_dav is called that, and I suppose it wouldn't
>> be reasonable to actually rename it, since some client programs may be
>> dynamically linked to it even though they don't (directly) use it,
>> thanks to libtool's penchant for exaggeration.)
> I did think about that a little. What do other people think?

I find talking about DAV in Subversion complicated now because "dav" might
mean "ra-dav" or it might mean "communication using the DAV protocol" (which
includes ra_serf).

If we can do so in a way that's not horrendously disruptive, +1 on renaming
libsvn_ra_dav to libsvn_ra_neon.

C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato@collab.net>
CollabNet   <>   www.collab.net   <>   Distributed Development On Demand

Received on Mon Jun 18 16:59:55 2007

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