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Re: Commit to Subversion with XMLHttpRequest

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke_at_gmx.de>
Date: Tue, 13 Jul 2010 09:51:01 +0200

On 12.07.2010 19:43, Jack Bates wrote:
> I'm considering writing some JavaScript to make commits to Subversion
> repositories, using XMLHttpRequest
> Does any code like this already exist? Are there any reasons I haven't
> thought of, why this would be impossible (or prohibitively difficult?)
> The purpose is, a couple organizations have XML documents that I helped
> them manage with Subversion. Currently they edit these documents as
> usual: by checking out, editing, and committing
> Now I want to create a specialized web interface for editing the XML
> documents. This JavaScript would let me commit the changes to
> Subversion, without any server requirements beyond the Subversion
> repository

"edit in place" of single files should be simple - just use PUT (that's
what MS Office can do through WebDAV with automatic version control).

Beyond that it might get tricky because some browsers do not support
extension methods (Safari and Opera, IMHO).

Best regards, Julian
Received on 2010-07-13 09:51:45 CEST

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