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

From: Ivan Zhakov <ivan_at_visualsvn.com>
Date: Sat, 25 Jun 2011 16:08:40 +0400

On Sat, Jun 25, 2011 at 15:59, Greg Stein <gstein_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> 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...
Ok, I didn't know about these usages.

Ivan Zhakov
Received on 2011-06-25 14:09:35 CEST

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