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Re: [PATCH] Re: Subversion Book as a Plugin

From: Mark Phippard <MarkP_at_softlanding.com>
Date: 2004-11-28 04:11:20 CET

> Is the book also 600K when zipped? HTML content can be zipped and only
> unpacked on use.
>
> Having the Subversion Book available for all users would be very cool
> indeed, and would allow us to have really good help text. Also, the book
> would be able to extend the context sensitive help (this would work with
> a stand-alone plug-in, as well, through some tricks).

It is about 500K zipped, I think I can get it to around 400K as there are a
couple of .ppt files in the images folder and I do not think they are
needed. I do not think it can be much smaller than that.

I think it should be its own plugin initially, and if people like it, we
could include it with Subclipse. However, I think it is a bit of a waste
to download that extra 400K every time you apply a Subclipse update. That
is my main reason for making it separate.

I will probably get it all committed on Monday. I have the toc.xml about
1/3 finished but I haven't spent much time on it yet.

Mark

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