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Re: Diffing XML files or storing binary documents

From: Chris Jensen <cjensen_at_edex.com.au>
Date: 2004-07-07 06:44:02 CEST

> Just how much benefit would have to be
> tested as apparently Subversion's diffing is pretty good and is binary
> for all files anyway.

I doubt it matters how good subversions diffing is, correct me if I'm
wrong, but because the nature of compression, a small change in the
document could potentially result in the entire compressed file being
changed, so your almost always going to be storing a completely new file
into the repository.

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