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Subject: Re: [boost] Vault: still needed?
From: Henrik Sundberg (storangen_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-01-23 05:47:16

On Fri, Jan 23, 2009 at 11:38 AM, Markus Werle
<numerical.simulation_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> I checkout the sandbox for a given date
> et voila: I find the submitted tar.gz or zip file of the
> original proposal and can compare the discussion against
> this package.

> There is an other advantage, too: Since SVN has binary diff
> storage, the disk usage is lower than in a simple file repo.
> I really recommend to hold *any* file under SVN.
> Also I like the many extra possibilities like e.g. WebDAV access
> (davfs2, etc. )

Both for the diffing purpose and for repo size (a small change in a
zip, can change the archive a lot, invalidating the smartness of svn
binary diff), I think zips should be avoided (forbidden?) in the


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