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Re: ra_dav compression question

From: Branko Čibej <brane_at_xbc.nu>
Date: 2003-06-23 16:15:57 CEST

Ben Collins-Sussman wrote:

>Michael Wood <mwood@its.uct.ac.za> writes:
>>The above is all about server -> client stuff. He also wanted to know
>>about whether stuff from the client to the server (e.g. commits) is ever
>>gzip compressed. I assume the answer is "No", but maybe someone knows
>>for sure.
>Hm, I'm nots sure I understand that part either.
>But I'm also not sure it matters... svn sends binary-diff data to the
>server when committing. This 'svndiff' data is already compressed via
>the vdelta algorithm. So in some sense, commits are *always*
Except when you'r sending new data for an added file.

In a sense, updates from the server are also always compressed;
checkouts are not.

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