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Re: How to make mod_svn_dav return a last-modified header?

From: <kfogel_at_collab.net>
Date: 2003-08-09 21:28:02 CEST

Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman@collab.net> writes:
> Guys, this ain't rocket science. The change that Karl and I made last
> week was to adding caching headers to *version-resource* urls only.
> Chris is busy looking for them on public URLs, where they certainly
> don't exist. The value of a public URL changes all the time!

But Chris is getting vsn-rsrc-urls in his .svn/ area eventually,
right? His point, I think, is that if you do a checkout and get
specific revisions of specific files, then there's no reason caches
shouldn't be able to use this fact. Yet our checkout caused no
caching at all -- what a waste.

The client may have *requested* a URL whose meaning changes over time,
but what it got back was a specific revision of each file, and at some
point, the server must have handed it those vsn-rsrc-urls, because
.svn/ has them after the checkout yet the client certainly couldn't
have constructed them itself.

Regarding Mike's concerns: did you read them?

(This may not be rocket science, but that doesn't do us much good if we
can't tell the difference between it and rocket science :-) .)


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