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Re: HTTP protocol v2: rethunk.

From: Justin Erenkrantz <jerenkrantz_at_apache.org>
Date: Wed, 24 Dec 2008 08:09:26 +0100

On Wed, Dec 24, 2008 at 5:18 AM, Ben Collins-Sussman
<sussman_at_red-bean.com> wrote:
> An update on the status of this 'HTTP v2 protocol' initiative:
>
> * Design doc is fairly stable now: see notes/http-protocol-v2.txt
>
> * mod_dav_svn now responds to OPTIONS requests with new opaque URI
> "stubs" in its response headers:
>
> youngest revision: number
> "root stub": !svn/me
> "pegrev stub": !svn/bc
> "revision stub": !svn/rev
>
> * ra_serf now notices these stubs and caches them in its ra session object.
>
> So the next step is to choose an important RA command (like 'update'),
> and make ra_serf take advantage of these new stubs. The goal is to
> eliminate all of the PROPFIND discovery stuff, and instead just have
> it directly construct whatever URLs it needs by building on the stubs.

Sweet! -- justin

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