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Re: perforce versus subversion

From: Kenneth Porter <shiva_at_sewingwitch.com>
Date: 2006-08-31 00:47:39 CEST

--On Tuesday, August 29, 2006 8:59 AM -0600 Steve Strobel
<steve.strobel@link-comm.com> wrote:

> Even if a small change to the CAD data caused only a small change in the
> text format, wouldn't the zipped file often still be very different? It
> seems to me that the only way this would be a significant advantage is if
> the XML files were unzipped before being checked into Subversion.

Good point. You'd want a standard compression format so that Subversion
could unpack the archive and store a compressed diff of its contents. Which
suggests that you need the ability to supply different diff systems for
different MIME types.

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