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Re: Space wasting

From: Vincent Lefevre <vincent+svn_at_vinc17.org>
Date: 2004-03-09 11:38:45 CET

On 2004-03-08 23:52:16 +0000, Mike Mason wrote:
> One of Subversion's design axioms is "disk space is cheap". Saving it
> now is pointless.

I think this should be reconsidered. One may have very large files
on not so large disks. And what about having a working copy on a
PDA? (I plan to do that.)

I think that it would be important to allow to have a missing base
version of files (for instance, I have large files that I'll probably
no longer modify, and such copies of these files in the .svn/text-base
directory are useless).

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