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Re: RFE: API for an efficient retrieval of server-side mergeinfo data

From: Julian Foad <julianfoad_at_btopenworld.com>
Date: Fri, 14 Feb 2014 13:25:41 +0000 (GMT)

Marc Strapetz wrote:

>>> Can we think of a better way to design the API so that it returns the
>>> interesting data without all the redundancy? Basically I think we want
>>> to describe changes to mergeinfo, rather than raw mergeinfo.
>> Marc,
>> Perhaps a better way to ask the question is: Can I encourage you to write
>> the API that you want? You already designed a cache for the data. What is the
>> shape of the data in your cache, and can the API get the data you want in the
>> form you want it, directly? We'd be glad to help implement it. Even if you
>> start with an API which simply iterates over a range of revisions, at least
>> that would allow for the possibility of improving the efficiency internally
>> at various layers.
> Looks like our emails have crossed :) I'll dig into the cache code and
> will try to come back with a more detailed API suggestion soon.

Excellent! Thanks.

- Julian
Received on 2014-02-14 14:26:19 CET

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