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Re: Subversion for general office use

From: Daniel Serodio <dserodio_at_mandic.com.br>
Date: 2005-12-29 12:47:22 CET

Excuse my ignorance, but what is "a good binary diff tool"? I've never
seen a binary diff...

Flanakin Michael C Ctr HQ OSSG/OMR wrote:
> In my experience, Svn/TSvn will be a good solution for this. I'd only
> suggest two things: (1) get a good binary diff tool; and, (2) make sure
> that a knowledgeable CM is identified and is able to train, mentor, and
> even branch/tag as necessary.
>
> Michael
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jason Mills [mailto:jmills@cs.mun.ca]
> Sent: Saturday, December 03, 2005 2:52 PM
> To: users@subversion.tigris.org
> Subject: Subversion for general office use
>
> Hi,
>
> At work, we are considering rolling out Subversion as a version control
> system for general office documents, using TortoiseSVN as a client. This
> means non-technical users will be using this setup to manage word
> processing documents, spreadsheets, and images (i.e. mostly binary
> files). Additionally, the repositories will likely get big (gigs).
>
> I was wondering if anyone on this group has any recommendations or
> comments about using SVN for this purpose. Should I be looking for
> another tool?
>
> Thanks,
> Jason
>

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