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Re: What do you Hate about Subversion?

From: Les Mikesell <lesmikesell_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2007-01-29 21:58:06 CET

Mark Moore wrote:
> Checkout the Postscript standard for handling end-of-line. It doesn't
> require coking the byte stream, and it works for all of the various EOL
> schemes.
> Seems like a version control system should leave the images alone (except
> for keyword substitution of course) IMHO.

Well, unless you expect non-postscript text to actually work with
editors and applications that expect native text formats....

It would be nice if text had a portable representation. It never has
and still doesn't. Tools, including version control systems, have to
deal with that, and to distinguish handling text from handling binaries.

   Les Mikesell
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Received on Mon Jan 29 21:58:43 2007

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