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

From: C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato_at_collab.net>
Date: Wed, 20 Mar 2013 11:46:16 -0400

On 03/20/2013 11:11 AM, Julian Foad wrote:
>> '^' symbol already states that this URL is repository relative.
>
> No. The "URL:" prefix is already used for the full URL, and we want
> unique prefixes because the 'svn info' output is (I believe) commonly
> parsed by scripts that do things like 'svn info | grep "^URL:"'.

Correct. I frequently use 'svn info' to get a full URL which I can
copy-n-paste into my web browser or into an email with 'svn checkout'
instructions (where the ^ syntax is useless), for example.

-- 
C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato_at_collab.net>
CollabNet   <>   www.collab.net   <>   Enterprise Cloud Development

Received on 2013-03-20 16:57:47 CET

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