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Re: [Arx-users] The Future (long)

From: Kevin Smith
Subject: Re: [Arx-users] The Future (long)
Date: Thu, 22 Dec 2005 20:09:54 -0500
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Walter Landry wrote:
Vesta and unpacked Git just store every version of every file as plain
text.  Great for speed, terrible for space.  I don't know what packed
git does.

I believe git "packs" contain deltas, but only within the pack itself. So a pack never depends on anything outside the pack. Packs that span too few changes don't compress much. I hope that makes sense.


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