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Re: Tree delta patch format - a bit of process

From: Malcolm Rowe <malcolm-svn-dev_at_farside.org.uk>
Date: 2007-04-02 10:46:47 CEST

On Sun, Apr 01, 2007 at 05:53:46PM +0200, Erik Huelsmann wrote:
> I see a problem with how we've gone about achieving this goal: we've
> forgotten to define (or assumed implicit) the use-cases for this patch
> format.
> So, I'd like us to come up with a number of use-cases, then decide
> which ones we're actually going to solve. From that, we can distill
> the requirements for the format. From there on we can implement it and
> use that as a solid basis to conquer the world. :-)

I agree. Some use cases are mentioned at
http://subversion.tigris.org/project_tasks.html#svn-augmented-diff, but
we should also document the problems we're not trying to solve (or not
trying to solve _yet_; for the SoC work, imprecise tree-delta
application would probably be a good example of the latter).


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