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Re: Issue 908: Text-base compression status

From: <kfogel_at_collab.net>
Date: 2005-11-10 22:19:50 CET

Lieven Govaerts <lgo@mobsol.be> writes:
> some time ago I started working om issue 908: Store text-base compressed.
> I want to to give you an update on the status.

Thank you.

> The short version: I stopped working on this issue.
>
> The long version:
>
> [...]
>
> There's two reasons I won't start to work on this ideal solution:
> 1. Refactoring existing code is not a job for somebody new to that code
> 2. An even better solution would be to have no text-base at all, a
> feature which is described in Issue 525, and I believe people are already
> working on this.

Max Bowsher was working on issue #525, but I don't know if he still
is. You might want to ping him to find out status of that; maybe he's
got some code you could use, or some design ideas, or something (if
you want to work on that, I mean -- though it might be a bit large for
someone new to the code).

> Nevertheless, my time was well spent since I learned a lot about the
> structure of the Subversion source code. I'll try and see if I can
> work on some smaller more urgent issues.

Glad to hear it!

-Karl

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