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Re: HTTP protocol v2: rethunk.

From: Mark Mielke <mark_at_mark.mielke.cc>
Date: Wed, 05 Nov 2008 19:17:19 -0500

Mark Phippard wrote:
> 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:
>
> path;REV
>
> I believe he said it was because the ? causes caching proxies to not cache?
>
>
If caching is an issue - why not make sure to output the right caching
headers?

Cheers,
mark

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Mark Mielke <mark_at_mielke.cc>
Received on 2008-11-06 01:17:51 CET

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