Subversion repositories served with Apache have the nice built-in feature that the repositories can be browsed with any webbrowser ad no additional cost. For Subversion repositories served via svnserve, this is not possible because browsers don't understand that protocol.
This project provides an asynchronous protocol handler for Internet Explorer which allows browsing svn:// urls from within IE.
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