[cvsnt] cvsnt for word doc version control
admin2 at enabled.com
Fri Feb 9 10:49:34 GMT 2007
Luigi D. Sandon wrote:
>> wholly or partly binary, and CVSNT doesn't do version control on these
>> sorts of files very well - it just keeps a fresh copy for each new
>> version. It's not really CVSNT's problem - its the brain-dead MS
> That's no longer true. CVSNT can store diffs of binary files too... -kB.
can you send me specific links that explain this process of storing
diffs of binary files? maybe a howto?
>> file formats that effectively cripple virtually any serious attempt to do
>> proper version management.
> Again, not true. It's a proprietary format, that's true, and complex enough
> to allow for merging without its own editor. You would not be able to merge
> a complex document even if it was in a open XML standard, without something
> that can understand the format. Source code is far easier to manage.
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