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Re: RFE: support for progress estimates during initial checkout

From: Mark Phippard <markp_at_softlanding.com>
Date: 2006-09-16 14:59:59 CEST

"Erik Huelsmann" <ehuels@gmail.com> wrote on 09/16/2006 03:03:43 AM:

> The latest API docs are here: http://svn.collab.net/svn-doxygen/
> The TSVN guys could have told you that it's because of lack of support
> for it in the neon llibrary, because we have told them before that our
> libraries don't support it because our dependencies don't...

Is that a valid excuse? You guys enhance and fix problems in APR all the
time, why not Neon? This is a legitimate feature that would also improve
the command line client.

Also, Neon does at least have API to say the bytes transferred and it was
the TSVN guys that enhanced SVN to support this in the API. None of the
SVN developers have stepped up to add equivalent support to the svn:// and
file:// protocols which are completely in your control.

I wouldn't have even posted to this thread, but I did not really like the
finger-pointing. Yes, the libraries you use do not have support for this
feature currently, but if users do not repeatedly ask you for it, then how
are you ever going to know people want it?


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Received on Sat Sep 16 15:00:52 2006

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