Ethereal-dev: Re: [Ethereal-dev] Subversion migration?

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From: Gerald Combs <[email protected]>
Date: Tue, 13 Jul 2004 15:35:06 -0500
Ulf Lamping wrote:

> BTW: I still can't get through my company firewall (it blocks the HTTP
> requests), so no change to the current CVS system :-(

Subversion makes use of the WEBDAV HTTP extensions described in RFC
2518, such as PROPFIND.  This may be what your firewall is blocking.

> The mailing list might be called ethereal-svn later, as I don't think
> it's a good idea to keep the name with cvs in it, as it really suggests
> the wrong thing.
> But renaming of the list might better be done after the confusion of
> changing the CVS to subversion system has settled a bit (maybe in a few
> weeks?).


> However, as we (hopefully) might not switch to a different scm system in
> the near future, I would feel comfort to have svn in it's name, as it
> points to the scm system we use.

That makes sense.