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Re: svn.collab.net is going down...

From: Branko ╚ibej <brane_at_xbc.nu>
Date: 2002-06-17 19:37:47 CEST

Greg Hudson wrote:

>On Mon, 2002-06-17 at 13:11, Branko ╚ibej wrote:
>>The result is that the combiner would have to
>>handle overlapping delta windows, which is definitely more than I'd want
>>to do for Alpha -- it is, in fact, a slightly huge amount of work.
>I'm not sure I understand what's difficult about handling overlapping
>source windows. What benefit do you gain from assuming they don't
It makes the delta combiner waaay simpler if I can assume that, when
combining two windows A and B, the length of the target view produced by
A is the same as the length of the source view expected by B, and that
A's target view starts at B'a source view offset.

Otherwise, I'd have to concatenate windows in the combiner, etc. Doable,
but moch more work. I actually plan to do it, but there's no way it
could be finished for Alpha, therefore not before 1.0.

>> * apply Daniel Berlin's patch
>I've been kind of wondering what happened to this work. The message you
>cited says "There are still a few things I need to do before I'd like to
>see this officially reviewed," so I assumed got to the 98% mark and
>stalled there.
Well, he didn't get it officially reviewed, which is our (my) fault,
really. I looked at it again now, and it looks very nice indeed. I think
it should go in.

Brane ╚ibej   <brane_at_xbc.nu>   http://www.xbc.nu/brane/
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