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Re: svn commit: r33366 - trunk/notes

From: Greg Stein <gstein_at_gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 1 Oct 2008 12:49:13 -0700

I'm with Ivan: put any path into the URL path, not as a parameter.

On Wed, Oct 1, 2008 at 12:48 PM, Ben Collins-Sussman
<sussman_at_red-bean.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 1, 2008 at 2:38 PM, Ivan Zhakov <ivan_at_visualsvn.com> wrote:
>
>> This is great. Only one thing I'm missing what is the reason to use
>> repository root and encode path parameter in query args? From my point
>> of it's much better to work on target URL, without knowledge of
>> repository root. I mean:
>> GET /repos/trunk/foo.c?cmd=get-file&r=23
>> instead of
>> GET /repos?cmd=get-file&r=23&path=/trunk/foo.c
>>
>> Because resolving repository root takes additional workaround unless
>> we have working copy.
>
> ? I don't understand. Who has to 'resolve' a repository root?
>
> I'm focused on aligning our HTTP requests exactly with RA apis.
> Every RA api takes an ra_session object which represents the 'root' of
> a repository operation. Granted, it's not necessarily always the root
> of the repository, but I think we should preserve the same concepts.
> The HTTP request should be against a URI that matches whatever
> ra_session is anchored on; if a &path parameter is present, then it
> should considered relative to the anchor.
>
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