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Re: Experiences of a Subversion FS backend developer

From: Greg Stein <gstein_at_gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 1 Apr 2010 15:30:33 -0400

On Thu, Apr 1, 2010 at 15:12, Jon Trowbridge <trow_at_google.com> wrote:
> WebDAV introduces a huge amount of complexity, but as far as I can
> tell it buys svn essentially nothing.  The design of the protocol

We are able to mount svn repositories on desktops/tools/whatever via
WebDAV. And when auto-versioning is on, then we have many more clients
available. In particular, clients that non-engineers may be using.


But regarding the code? Yeah. Much of that code is nearly as old and
ugly and brittle as libsvn_wc. (Sigh; I wrote much of it, too)

Received on 2010-04-01 21:31:04 CEST

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