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Re: Why are deltas tree-structured?

From: Karl Fogel <kfogel_at_galois.collab.net>
Date: 2000-08-16 14:38:18 CEST

Greg Hudson <ghudson@mit.edu> writes:
> How does the tree structure of an in-memory delta help anyone if you
> never have a whole delta in memory at once? Even if you can stream a
> tree, it is much more intuitive to think about streaming a list of
> operations. Plus, it maps a whole lot better to our network protocol
> if we're using DAV.

It is memory all at once, or on disk all at once, if you're using it
as an interchange format (to represent a version, or a tree patch, for

See Ben's earlier summary of conversation with Greg Stein regarding
conversion to/from DAV.
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