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Re: Versioning word documents

From: Ivan Aleman <bonovoxmofo_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2007-03-29 20:31:49 CEST

2007/3/29, Andy Levy <andy.levy@gmail.com>:
> Subversion treats binaries and test files the same to begin with, as
> far as diffing is concerned and the repository will not grow by the
> full file size on each commit.
> Apply an svn:mime-type of application/msword to all your Word files as
> an extra precaution.
> If you use TortoiseSVN, it comes with a script which will let you view
> the differences between 2 versions using Word's built-in capabilities.
> Is Word's XML format even plain XML, or is it zipped (thus requiring
> it be handled as a binary anyway) like OpenOffice?
So there are workarounds for the diffing part?
Great! Still I prefer plain old text.

Thank you Andy for the info :)

Iván Alemán - http://bonovoxmofo.blogspot.com
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