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Locking and version control of structured documents (was: Commercial Users of Subversion: LET ME KNOW)

From: Kenneth Porter <shiva_at_sewingwitch.com>
Date: 2004-07-24 20:34:28 CEST

--On Saturday, July 24, 2004 8:21 AM -0500 Ron Bieber <ron@bieberlabs.com>
wrote:

> 3. File Locking - We have one documentation CVS repository containing
> Word documents and diagrams that we have not converted because of the
> lack of locking support.

What would be required to eliminate the need for locking? I'm guessing the
issue is mostly the undocumented file format that makes sub-file merging
impossible? How does svn handle Open Office documents, which IIRC are zip
files containing XML files?

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