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Re: Autoexpanding ZIP archives?

From: Yannick Menager <yannickm_at_fastmail.fm>
Date: 2005-12-07 17:04:03 CET

Hadmut Danisch <hadmut <at> danisch.de> writes:
> Hi,
> There are plenty of open source file formats (e.g. OpenDocument),
> which look like a binary format, but are actually just a zip archive
> of several files, mostly XML, but binaries like images etc. as well.
> How would subversion treat these archives? As plain binaries?
> What about auto-expanding zip archives and storing them as svn files,
> and auto-compressing when exporting the repository?

Hmm... That would indeed be a *very* nice feature. Automatic support for
compression/uncompression of that major compressions schemes that can be easily
incorporated. I'd love to see that happening

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Received on Wed Dec 7 17:13:26 2005

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