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Re: What is "deltification"?

From: Les Mikesell <lesmikesell_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2007-03-08 17:18:27 CET

Eric wrote:
> Can someone please tell me what the heck "deltification" means?
> I looked it up in dictionary.com and wikipedia.org and yahoo and google
> and dejanews and none of them have a definition... dictionary.com and
> wikipedia.org never heard of the word, and google only mentions it in
> Subversion contexts but doesn't yield a definition.

Delta's are differences (a math term, I think). So deltification is the
verbification of the term to mean computing, storing, transferring the
differences between versions instead of complete copies, reconstructing
the whole copies only when needed.

   Les Mikesell
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Received on Thu Mar 8 17:19:34 2007

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