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Re: [VOTE]: Default http-client for 1.7 Serf or Neon

From: Greg Stein <gstein_at_gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 17 Aug 2011 01:42:59 -0400

On Fri, Aug 5, 2011 at 06:18, Philip Martin <philip.martin_at_wandisco.com> wrote:
> Greg Stein <gstein_at_gmail.com> writes:
>> Right. That pretty much summarizes my feeling. I don't want to respond
>> in-line since you summarize it well: without real-life examples, we
>> have nothing to work against here.
> So I've put some of the concerns in the issue tracker:
> http://subversion.tigris.org/issues/show_bug.cgi?id=3979
> http://subversion.tigris.org/issues/show_bug.cgi?id=3980
> http://subversion.tigris.org/issues/show_bug.cgi?id=3981

Thank you. As Daniel stated, if the issues are not raised, then they
are *not* issues/blockers.

Per my comments in 3979, I feel that one is the most critical. I
believe that we need to probe the server to determine whether some
broken crap has been interposed. I'm of a mind to say "fix your shit",
but also know that we can do something to work around the problem.
Justin's patch is interesting, but I believe it "happens to work", and
a higher-level solution is needed.

I also believe that 3980 is simply server-misconfiguration:
servers/proxies need to enable caching to get the wins that ra_serf
should make possible (with no loss to users who continue to use


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