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Re: svn commit: r10971 - trunk/www

From: <kfogel_at_collab.net>
Date: 2004-09-17 15:24:50 CEST

Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman@collab.net> writes:
> Ugh, the problem is that most people assume "human readable" means,
> "it's all ascii!", and folks assume that "computer readable" means "it
> looks like a bunch of random garbage." Both the fsfs format and
> dumpfile format seem to live in the nether regions. They're both
> mostly human-readable, but aren't pure ascii either. Oh well. I
> guess it's best to not call them "binary" formats.

Let's just claim it's a custom format, refrain from describing it as
"text" or "binary", and let those who dare look at it come to their
own conclusions.


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