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Re: HTTP protocol v2: rethunk.

From: Mark Phippard <markphip_at_gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 5 Nov 2008 12:40:40 -0500

On Wed, Nov 5, 2008 at 11:45 AM, Ben Collins-Sussman
<sussman_at_red-bean.com> wrote:

> Meanwhile, in the same spirit of abandoning DeltaV, we want to do
> something we've been discussing doing for (literally) years:
> annnouncing a completely open syntax for fetching (rev,path) objects
> over HTTP. In the past, people have sort of figured out that
> "!svn/bc/REV/path" is the sooper-sekrit syntax, but we've warned
> people not to depend on it. No more of that. We'd like to officially
> support what source-browsers and other tools have already been doing
> for years:
> path?r=REV

In IRC yesterday, gstein said you were going to use this format:


I believe he said it was because the ? causes caching proxies to not cache?

Mark Phippard
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