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Re: API review: "repository relative URL" or "relative repository URL"

From: Branko Čibej <brane_at_wandisco.com>
Date: Wed, 20 Mar 2013 05:23:42 +0100

On 19.03.2013 21:38, Julian Foad wrote:
> C. Michael Pilato wrote:
>> svn_path.h added two new APIs since 1.7.x, svn_path_is_repos_relative_url()
>> and svn_path_resolve_repos_relative_url(). These functions have in common
>> this nomenclature of a "repository relative URL". But elsewhere, I see
>> references to a "relative repository URL". Do we have a preferred syntax
>> for those ^/-prefixed things? The book refers to them only as "relative
>> URLs" at this point, but if we decide one way or another I'm happy to
>> reinforce our decision in the svnbook text.
> I had a hand in their creation, and I call them "repository-relative URLs".

I tend to agree with this term, because "relative URL" already has a
widely accepted meaning that is noticeably different from our usage.

-- Brane

Branko Čibej
Director of Subversion | WANdisco | www.wandisco.com
Received on 2013-03-20 05:24:20 CET

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