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Re: windows lusers & linux repository

From: <pll_at_lanminds.com>
Date: 2003-09-30 17:56:51 CEST

In a message dated: Tue, 30 Sep 2003 17:16:07 +0200 Brane said:

>pll@lanminds.com wrote:
>>This "Web Folder" feature is a side effect of using http as the
>>network transport for Subversion. However, Subversion needed to
>>extend this some in order to attain the functionality of a rev
>>control system since DAV doesn't provide everything.
>Let's not confuse people; "Subversion" did not extend anything. DAV is
>an HTTP extension that supports distributed authoring; DeltaV is a DAV
>extension that supports versioning. Subversion implements certain parts
>of DAV and DeltaV, but by no means all of them. We didn't invent either
>protocol extension, though.

Sorry, I didn't mean to say 'extend', rather, that what you said. svn
uses what it can of both protocols so as to no re-invent the wheel,
and makes up for limitations in it's own code base, not by
re-implementing/extending WebDAV/DeltaV.

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