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Re: Diffing XML files or storing binary documents

From: John Szakmeister <john_at_szakmeister.net>
Date: 2004-07-15 10:46:08 CEST

[snip]
> I think a locking scheme (exclusive checkout) would be better for OOo
> docs than the normal SVN functionality. Although having said this, it
> would be possible to take the OOo source and add support to SVN for
> intelligent merging and conflict resolution. Anyone feel up to the
> challenge? This would give subversion a major advantage over any other
> revision control package out there. Even MS Source Safe doesn't have
> support for MS Word docs (well not last time I checked).

This is currently being worked on, and is planned for 1.2. As always,
there are no guarantees it'll actually make into 1.2 though.

-John

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