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Re: A simple (?) suggestion from a svn fan :)

From: Brandon Ehle <azverkan_at_yahoo.com>
Date: 2003-02-24 19:50:54 CET

Alessandro Polverini wrote:

>But in reality OOo files are not binary files, they are a single xml
>(hence, text) file, but gzipped. The same is valid for a lot of other
>file formats (for example gnumeric), since xml+gzip seems to become a
>standard, at least in linux applications.
>So, I'm wondering: would it be possible to implement this behaviour in
>svn, when checking in files that have a certain property set:
>- gunzip the file
>- diff it with the previous (gunzipped) file
>- store differences (diff works well enough with xml files)
I've thought about the same thing, and my best idea is too implement a
svn backend for Open Office that does this process on update and commit
and store the files in the repo in an uncompressed form.

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