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RE: Re: Autoexpanding ZIP archives?

From: André Pönitz <andre_at_wasy.de>
Date: 2005-12-08 08:04:55 CET

> Many would argue that this is a bad idea, that it's not the server's
> job to understand file formats, that that way lies madness.

How does that "many" compare to the "many" needing that feature?

> Would would be the purpose of all that complexity? To save a small
> bit of repository disk space when versioning compressed archives?

"Small" as in 1 MB diff for a single changed character?

> Is it worth it?

Unless this is meant rhetoriacally: It surely is.

Regards,
Andre'

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