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Re: [PATCH] Don't bother end users about HTTP requests

From: Mark Phippard <markphip_at_gmail.com>
Date: Sat, 2 Feb 2008 09:55:29 -0500

On Feb 1, 2008 9:57 PM, Eric Gillespie <epg_at_pretzelnet.org> wrote:
> Neon logs the HTTP request that failed when it encounters an
> error. ra-serf doesn't. ra-svn does nothing similar. ra-local
> does nothing similar. Users don't care what the HTTP method
> happens to be. Not even a little bit. And it's confusing. I'm
> so tired of answering "MERGE request? But I wasn't even merging!"

First off, let me say I am in favor of this patch (and see it has been
committed).

I do want to raise one mild concern. Our error messages, especially
with DAV problems, tend to be useless. These messages you are
suppressing were not a help in solving the problem but they did
provide one benefit. You could typically Google these errors and find
hits in the mailing list that lead you to the solution. So my only
concern is that without these errors, we are just really going to make
it a little more difficult to solve problems.

-- 
Thanks
Mark Phippard
http://markphip.blogspot.com/
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