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Re: Tortoise is Beatiful - Job / Contract opportunity for TortoiseSVN related project.

From: Toby Johnson <toby_at_etjohnson.us>
Date: 2006-09-15 23:57:17 CEST

Stefan Hoffmeister wrote:
> Stefan Küng wrote:
>> Jay Crouch wrote:
>> You know that you can mount a Subversion repository (hosted on
>> apache) in explorer as a web folder? When you do that, the user
>> doesn't even realize that the folder isn't a normal folder, and still
>> every "save" creates a new revision in the repository. I think it
>> can't get simpler than that :)
> DAV is nice, but requires applications to support it. Ever tried to
> open a .txt file on a DAV folder with Notepad? See? ;-)

Yes, and it works pretty well. Stefan is referring to the ability of
most modern operating systems (including Windows XP) to mount a DAV
folder as a native filesystem. There is no need for the app to know
anything about DAV or to support it in any way.

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