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RE: Support for maintain full version control of OpenOffice.org files (and other compressed files)

From: Kenneth Porter <shiva_at_sewingwitch.com>
Date: 2004-09-02 19:25:37 CEST

--On Thursday, September 02, 2004 10:33 AM -0600 Mark <mark@msdhub.com>

> My vote goes for svn not messing with my zip files. If your office suite
> of choice stores files in proprietary binary formats, it's not up to svn
> to interpret/convert them before storing them. Should it also convert
> Word docs to text before saving them? The fact that zip is a well-known
> proprietary binary format doesn't make it less proprietary or less binary.

Isn't format-specific diff on the svn roadmap? The future machinery can tag
the file to use an OOo-specific delta.

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