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Re: Xdelta?

From: <kfogel_at_collab.net>
Date: 2001-10-04 21:48:04 CEST

Billy Tanksley <btanksley@hifn.com> writes:
> >Karl spoke to the author of xdelta over a year ago. For some reason,
> >it wasn't a good fit for this project.
> I suppose that'll do :-). I like how it can manage binary deltas as well as
> text ones, though; I don't like how most VCSes distinguish between binary
> and text (and threaten to destroy binary files).

Various reasons, mainly the difficulty of librarizing it at the time
(though that's done now).

Josh MacDonald, the author, was very cooperative and interested, but
just had other things on his plate then. For that and other reasons,
we went with vdelta+svndiff. See the mailing list archives for
more. :-)


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