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Re: New HTTP Protocol (was re: svn commit: r33365)

From: Mark Phippard <markphip_at_gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 30 Sep 2008 19:47:15 -0400

On Tue, Sep 30, 2008 at 6:50 PM, Ben Collins-Sussman
<sussman_at_red-bean.com> wrote:
>> A little confused by this last sentence. There are three points
>> included in it. Wouldn't the first one be the only one that required
>> mod_dav_svn? It seems like this new library could work as well, or
>> better with the other two.
> You're right. See the other thread with comments from gstein -- he's
> pushing for cacheability as a feature, and there's no reason a
> well-designed new protocol couldn't be designed for that (or write
> proxying).

An advantage to the current ra_serf "GET-based" design, besides
caching, is access logging. It is very easy to see how often specific
resources are being accessed. Current REPORT-based operations mask
this. We had one customer (perhaps it will only ever be one) that
wanted this.

Mark Phippard
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