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Re: XML-outputting editor questions

From: Jim Blandy <jimb_at_savonarola.red-bean.com>
Date: 2000-09-30 18:39:08 CEST

Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman@newton.collab.net> writes:

> Greg Hudson <ghudson@mit.edu> writes:
> > * The envisioned interface svn_txdelta_to_vcdiff() doesn't
> > jive with the edit_fns model, which wants to use a push
> > model. Maybe Branko has already addressed this in his work.
> Greg, maybe this document will help. I believe it's under
> subversion/notes/, and I typed it for my own sanity:

No, Greg has run into a genuine push/pull conflict. You can't use a
caller-pushes interface (i.e. that provided by svn_delta_edit_fns_t)
to implement a caller-pulls interface (i.e. that required by
svn_txdelta_to_vcdiff). The interface needs to change, I'm pretty sure.
Received on Sat Oct 21 14:36:09 2006

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