Marius Gedminas wrote at 2009-4-3 01:34 +0300:
>On Thu, Apr 02, 2009 at 07:31:00PM +0100, Chris Withers wrote:
>> So, svn.zope.org causes me pain at the moment:
>> 
>> - it uses the bizarre svn or svn+ssh protocols, which I find annoying 
>> (ports blocked on routers, can't check with a browser, etc)
>
>+10 for continuing to support svn+ssh, it's the best thing ever!
>
>    * secure (passphrase-protected key)
>    * convenient (ssh-agent means you only type the passphrase once)
>    * convenient to use remotely (ssh agent forwarding means I ssh into
>      a remote server and can use svn without having to store a key or a
>      password anywhere on that remote server)
>
>The story may be different for Windows users (as usual).
>
>+0.5 for alternatively accepting authenticated https access (I'm not the
>admin, so it doesn't cost me, but I'm also not going to use it)

Unless newer SVN versions improved on this: using different
access protocols is hampered by "svn:external" as they were (still
are?) required to be absolute urls (including the protocal).

This way, the access protocol may change in between of a checkout
(involving "svn:external"s).



-- 
Dieter
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