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From Igor Burilo <>
Subject Re: [PROPOSAL][VOTE] Subversion
Date Mon, 09 Nov 2009 17:01:24 GMT

> We have a number of *user-configurable* dependencies which are not
>compatible with the AL:
> - Neon, a HTTP client library, used by libsvn_ra_neon, is LGPL.
>   (An alternative HTTP client library, libsvn_ra_serf uses the Serf
>    library under ALv2.)

Neon is currently Subversion's default RA DAV layer.
But Neon's license (LGPL) isn't compatible with Apache License and as Neon
is optional, will Serf library become a default one?
>From the other side, Serf library is considered as experimental, "though it
appears to work in the common cases quite well".

Thanks, Igor
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