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Re: Space wasting

From: Alvin Thompson <al_at_thompsonlogic.com>
Date: 2004-03-08 19:40:43 CET

1. so, by extension, *any* compressed file is a bad idea?
2. the concept lives on in things like NTFS compressed file systems. but
i guess MS will put any unreliable crap in their enterprise software
--don't answer that! :) stock answers aside, you know what i mean.
3. when doublespace and stacker came out, we were using 50MHz CPUs.
they're a bit faster now.


C. Michael Pilato wrote:
> "Brian W. Fitzpatrick" <fitz@red-bean.com> writes:
>>I so *totally* beg to differ. It would require a lot of work to
>>change libsvn_wc to use a compressed .svn directory. I think that
>>you're grossly underestimating the effort required.
> Besides, weren't DoubleSpace and Stacker generally considered *bad*
> ideas? :-)

Alvin Thompson
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