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Re: WebDav Autoversioning Questions/Problems

From: Charles Bailey <bailey.charles_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2005-06-30 17:50:15 CEST

On 6/26/05, Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman@collab.net> wrote:
> On Jun 26, 2005, at 4:20 PM, Norbert Unterberg wrote:
> > 2005/6/26, Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman@collab.net>:
> >
> >>
> >> Autoversioning is probably best for teams that are are *only*
> >> autoversioning.
> >>
> >
> > How about putting a warning like that into the autoversioning chapter?
> > The appendix B in the current nightly tells about the advantages of
> > WebDAV in a way that many admins might think it would be a nice add-on
> > to their existing repository to allow users WebDAV access to the
> > files. At least a warning should be present that the usual client
> > filter mechanisms like binary file detection, keyword expansion and
> > CRLF conversion will not take place. Or may that they might even
> > "hickup" their normal clients? This sounds too serious to let the user
> > make their own experiences without beeing warned.

Hmm. Leaving aside for a moment stickiness with implementation --
which would at least involve linking some "client" functions into
mod_dav_svn -- would it make sense for Subversion to treat clients
other than the ra_dav library differently, and perform the "usual"
client pre/postprocessing of files?

Charles Bailey
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