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Re: [serf-dev] svn 1.7 should ship with serf 1.0.x

From: Greg Stein <gstein_at_gmail.com>
Date: Sat, 25 Jun 2011 07:59:17 -0400

On Jun 25, 2011 7:30 AM, "Ivan Zhakov" <ivan_at_visualsvn.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 22, 2011 at 05:25, Greg Stein <gstein_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hi all,
> >
> > Just a heads up: the serf devs plan to bump serf from 0.7.x to 1.0.x
> > on the next release (imminent). That release will contain the error
> > string functionality discussed a month or so ago (for some work in
> > ra_serf), and other API changes that shouldn't impact Subversion
> > greatly.
> >
> > While I'm not comfortable with aspects of the serf API, and have
> > hesitated calling it 1.0, making the next release 0.8.x and keeping
> > that alive for Subversion's lifetime just doesn't make sense. Thus, we
> > will bump it to a true 1.0.x release and maintain that for the
> > lifetime of its primary consumer (svn 1.7.x).
> Just a stupid question: is it makes sense to make serf separate
> library? Is there any users of serf library others than Subversion?
> May be we can include serf library to Subversion as part of internals
> of libsvn_ra_serf? We can always release as separate library when API
> will stabilized and etc.

Serf is used by others already; not just Subversion. mod_pagespeed and
Apache httpd to name two. There may be more that I/we haven't been made
aware of...

Received on 2011-06-25 13:59:53 CEST

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