[p4] p4 uri

Roger Day roger.day at globalgraphics.com
Mon Aug 13 02:46:20 PDT 2007

Yes, his format looks exactly like the W3C model ....

At 05/08/2007 03:37:53, jeff.a.bowles at gmail.com wrote:
>Richard Brooksby, in his Perforce 1999 User Conference paper,
>talked about having depots named
>This made his Perforce pathnames look like:
>And he could easily prepend "http:" to it and feed it to
>a web  browser. The P4DB / P4Web app on that machine would
>take it from there.
>There are lots of ways to do this, but Richard's is a terrific model to 
>-Jeff Bowles
>Perforce Consulting Partner
>On 8/4/07, Roger Day <roger.day at globalgraphics.com> wrote:
>> I currently maintain 2 SCM systems - an internal one and P4. To allow 
>> scripts to process references to files in both SCM systems with 
>> URL classes (in python) I'm thinking of using a URL-like string to
>> identify files in either system .i.e
>> hope://<hostname>/<filepath>
>> p4://<hostname>/<filepath>
>> with depot dropping out as the default. Which kinda seems wrong to me. 
>> seems to me that the full path should be invoked. But  a full WWW-like 
>> would look like:
>> ///depot/
>> with hostname and protocol left out for defaults. Any background on why
>> the two notations differ?
>> What do others do? Is there a recognised or defacto way of addressing 
>> resources similarly?
>> TIA
>> Roger
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>Jeff Bowles - jeff.a.bowles at gmail.com

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