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Re: [Subclipse-dev] Submitting Subclipse as project to Eclipse.org

From: Thomas Hallgren <thomas_at_tada.se>
Date: 2006-07-06 12:48:08 CEST

Alexander Kitaev wrote:
> Hello Thomas,
>> OK, my mistake then. I though the JavaHL and JavaSVN where
>> API's on top of a protocol only and that only the server side
>> was concerned with FSFS. Just out of curiosity, why is the
>> client concerned with that?
> In order to support local access over "file" protocol.
OK, so you have a solution where the server is more or less embedded in the client. But
since Subversion is so nicely layered, wouldn't it be simple to just require a server
installation for the cases where you want to support local access? Seems odd to me that a
pure client cannot be implemented although a lot of effort has gone into making the whole
thing client/server and layered.

I think it would be very reasonable to say that if you want local repositories, you need to
install the server.

Thomas Hallgren

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