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Re: svn diff output

From: Rob Weir <rweir_at_ertius.org>
Date: 2004-10-05 07:13:28 CEST

[sorry for the late reply]

On Thu, Sep 16, 2004 at 08:57:43AM -0400, Eric S. Raymond said
> Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman@collab.net>:
> > In defining an extended patch format, it seems like there are a lot of
> > different goals to choose from here. And they all seem to be mutually
> > exclusive. What's most important to us?
> >
> > * arch compatibility?
>
> I don't think this will work. Someone else pointed out that (a) the format
> is binary

And as I pointed out, this is actually not true.

> , and (b) it involves an arch-specific notion of file IDs.

Eric, how do you plan to implement a distributed version control without
file-ids[0]? Or do you think every repository should have all it's
history, ala BK?

-rob

[0]: this was more or less the point of the discussions on the changeset
list last year.

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