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Re: Proposal: Change repository's UUID over RA layer

From: Daniel Shahaf <d.s_at_daniel.shahaf.name>
Date: Fri, 6 Aug 2010 08:53:42 +0300

Ramkumar Ramachandra wrote on Fri, Aug 06, 2010 at 07:54:36 +0530:
> Hi Daniel,
> Daniel Shahaf writes:
> > Ramkumar Ramachandra wrote on Sun, Aug 01, 2010 at 11:47:51 +0530:
> > > However, Daniel asked me not to expect this and start working on a branch
> > > instead after notifying the list-
> >
> > No, I didn't ask you to "notify" the list; I asked you to start a design
> > discussion on the list. That's a different beast.
> >
> > You should not just tell us "Hey, I started a branch for feature X"; you
> > should also discuss the plans --- the UI (both for users and admins) and the
> > implementation --- and solicit feedback.
> Sounds good in theory, but I don't know enough about the
> infrastructure to sketch out any concrete design plans- the moment I
> start studying it in this detail, I'll have a mock implementation
> ready- when I'm there, I think I'll post the RFC patch to the list and
> wait for feedback.

The implementation should be trivial (over ra_local and ra_svn; probably
over ra_dav too but I don't know that one as well). But what about authz

Do you want to allow any authenticated user to change the repository UUID?

Do you want UUID changing to be disallowed by default (unless the server
admin took an explicit action)?

> Thanks.
> -- Ram
Received on 2010-08-06 07:55:59 CEST

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