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Re: Space wasting

From: Andreas Kostyrka <andreas_at_kostyrka.org>
Date: 2004-03-09 14:03:13 CET

On Tue, Mar 09, 2004 at 12:17:00PM +0100, Vincent Lefevre wrote:
> On 2004-03-09 12:10:41 +0100, Erik Huelsmann wrote:
> > The axiom should probably read 'disk space is cheaper than
> > bandwidth' which holds even on PDA's which presumably are going to
> > use mobile phone connections to synchronize with repositories.
> > Retrieving or sending full text-bases will make the Subversion
> > communication protocols *much* slower than they currently are.
> > Removing the text-bases will remove the ability to send diffs over
> > the wire...
>
> This is wrong. If the file has not been modified, nothing needs to be
> transfered for this file. Moreover one doesn't have diffs for binary
> files (the text-base would be useful for "svn revert", though). The
My understanding was that subversion does binary diffs too :)

Andreas

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