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Re: Compressed Pristines (Design Doc)

From: Ashod Nakashian <ashodnakashian_at_yahoo.com>
Date: Sun, 25 Mar 2012 20:21:28 -0700 (PDT)

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> From: Greg Stein <gstein_at_gmail.com>
>To: Thomas Åkesson <thomas_at_akesson.cc>
>Cc: Ashod Nakashian <ashodnakashian_at_yahoo.com>; Subversion Development <dev_at_subversion.apache.org>
>Sent: Monday, March 26, 2012 7:42 AM
>Subject: Re: Compressed Pristines (Design Doc)
>
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>Yeah... optional pristines is orthogonal, and should be considered seperately. It is also a very difficult problem because users of the various APIs expect the pristine to always be present.
>Cheers,
>-g
>On Mar 25, 2012 7:41 PM, "Thomas Åkesson" <thomas_at_akesson.cc> wrote:
>
>Hi Ash,
>>
>>I noticed that "Remove pristine store or render optional" is considered a Non-Goal. If changes are made to wc-db in order to manage compressed pristines, it might make sense to ensure that the design can also handle optional pristines in the future.

I do not mind in the least to make provisions for such a future possibility. But like Greg said, it's really orthogonal to the feature at hand and does suffer quite a bit of complexity itself to be included within the current scope, which is already a mouthful.

-Ash

>>
>>The typical Subversion use case (code/text) will obviously benefit from compressed pristines. However, when storing binary files (e.g. graphics), which tend to be larger and less frequently modified files, optional pristines will likely be more beneficial.
>>
>>Thanks,
>>Thomas Å.
>>
>>
>>On 22 mar 2012, at 08:15, Ashod Nakashian wrote:
>>
>>>> ________________________________
>>>> From: Daniel Shahaf <danielsh_at_elego.de>
>>>> To: Greg Stein <gstein_at_gmail.com>
>>>> Cc: Ashod Nakashian <ashodnakashian_at_yahoo.com>; dev_at_subversion.apache.org
>>>> Sent: Wednesday, March 21, 2012 2:08 PM
>>>> Subject: Re: Compressed Pristines (Design Doc)
>>>>
>>>> Greg Stein wrote on Wed, Mar 21, 2012 at 16:51:47 -0400:
>>>>> On Wed, Mar 21, 2012 at 16:11, Daniel Shahaf <d.s_at_daniel.shahaf.name> wrote:
>>>>>> Ashod Nakashian wrote on Wed, Mar 21, 2012 at 12:19:02 -0700:
>>>>>>> All,
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> I'm happy to share[1] with you the design document for the Compressed Pristines feature. The document is public and anyone can comment on any part
>>>>>>
>>>>>> I can't.  Can you please move the document to our wiki, or dump it in an
>>>>>> email to dev@, or on a pastebin, somewhere everyone canread it.
>>>>>
>>>>> I just opened it in an incognito window in Chrome. You should be able
>>>>> to access the thing.
>>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Tried, I get as far as the doc title.  I don't see its contents.
>>>
>>>
>>> Daniel (and all who can't access the doc),
>>>
>>> I'm attaching the PDF and ODT versions with updates based on Greg's comments. I'd like to hear all opinions and comments. Google docs is a fairly ideal environment for live commenting and editing, so it's too bad that you can't access the file.
>>>
>>> Please let me know if you have any notes/comments on the design. If you'd like to use the ODT file for comments and edits, please mark your input clearly and I'll update the Google doc with your notes.
>>>
>>> Thanks,
>>> Ash<SubversionCompressedPristinesDesign.pdf><SubversionCompressedPristinesDesign.odt>
>>
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Received on 2012-03-26 05:22:05 CEST

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