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Re: Moving FSFS summary into documentation.

From: Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_collab.net>
Date: 2004-10-06 18:07:45 CEST

On Oct 5, 2004, at 9:44 PM, kfogel@collab.net wrote:

> Greg Hudson <ghudson@MIT.EDU> writes:
>> I don't really want to see it copied wholesale into the book. I
>> didn't
>> write it with the book in mind, and some of the points discussed in
>> that
>> file are too deep to belong in a piece of general Subversion
>> documentation. The book authors can use it as source material, but
>> should write their own copy. (Ben has already done some work in that
>> direction.)
>> But it can move into the notes directory, and people can be pointed to
>> it there. I'll check it in tomorrow (assuming I don't forget) if no
>> one
>> objects.
> Sounds great.
> (I'll write the new FAQ item, unless I see you did that in the same
> commit.)

Um, have you guys noticed that the book *does* discuss FSFS now? About
80% of the material in ghudson's original document is now discussed in
chapter 5. There's even a big comparison table between BDB and FSFS.

The question is: when people now come to IRC or users@ list and say,
"tell me about FSFS", where should we point them? To the relevant
section in chapter 5? Or to ghudson's original doc sitting in notes/?
The latter is certainly more technical, which is why I'm loathe to
point it out to newbies doing preliminary research.

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