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

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke_at_gmx.de>
Date: Thu, 02 Oct 2008 14:07:20 +0200

C. Michael Pilato wrote:
> Ben Collins-Sussman wrote:
>> On Tue, Sep 30, 2008 at 7:27 PM, C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato_at_collab.net> wrote:
>>> Mark Phippard wrote:
>>>> Hey, couldn't we ditch wc-props too? I imagine/hope the new WC would
>>>> do this too though. As I said, I think this is a great idea and even
>>>> overdue.
>>> wc-props are optional -- we could ditch them today.
>> ...at the cost of making ra_neon even slower. :-)
>
> Not if we simply dispense with this nonsense of treating the !svn URLs as
> opaque and mysterious.

Yes. Using DeltaV discovery of URLs is only required if the client is
supposed to work with other servers, or if you plan to change URL syntax
later on.

> And another easy-win speedup would be for our DAV clients to stop using 12
> PROPFINDS to do simple URL negotation -- we could have long ago written a
> custom REPORT to answer those kinds of questions in a single turnaround.

It would be interesting to see what exactly these requests are, and
whether they could be optimized anyway.

BR, Julian

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