[RFC] <link rel> support for bazaar?

James Henstridge james at jamesh.id.au
Thu Aug 31 15:51:40 BST 2006

On 31/08/06, John Arbash Meinel <john at arbash-meinel.com> wrote:
> > It would also be nice to handle cross-scheme redirects too, so that an
> > HTTP server could redirect to some other scheme (FTP, Bazaar
> > smart-server protocol, etc), so it would be useful if the
> > implementation doesn't limit redirects to the same transport.
> >
> > James.
> >
> >
> I think that should be possible. I need to see what information can be
> sent in the redirect, but in general, the plan is to just create a new
> transport with the new url, which is likely to redirect properly I think.

That sounds great.  It would be cool to be able to do user-agent
sniffing to detect if the person is using a version of bzr capable of
smart server protocol and returning an HTTP redirect to that scheme,
while allowing older clients to access the branch via HTTP.


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