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Re: Branko Čibej: VCDIFF patch

From: Jim Blandy <jimb_at_savonarola.red-bean.com>
Date: 2000-10-07 07:00:53 CEST

Karl Fogel <kfogel@galois.collab.net> writes:
> I don't think we're totally wedded to vcdiff format (are we?). We
> need to encode diffs reasonably efficiently; we don't need to encode
> them for transmission down a 300 baud modem link across the Marianas
> Trench with the fishes chewing at the wires and getting the packets
> all soggy.
 
No. VCDIFF's complexity isn't really serving us much, and I wouldn't
mind ditching it for something nice and simple. My only iron-clad
requirement is that it be clearly documented --- which VCDIFF is.
Received on Sat Oct 21 14:36:10 2006

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