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Re: CVS and Jar files: Should you import Jar into the Repository? Why or

From: Lee Sau Dan
Subject: Re: CVS and Jar files: Should you import Jar into the Repository? Why or why not
Date: 07 Mar 2002 14:19:19 +0100
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>>>>> "Noel" == Noel Yap <address@hidden> writes:

    Noel> --- Lee Sau Dan <address@hidden>
    Noel> wrote:
    >> My credit card is also designed to server a very very specific
    >> purpose.  But when I can't a ruler nearby and I need one, why
    >> not use that plastic object from purse as a ruler?

    Noel> I'm assuming you mean a straight-edge, not a ruler?

Isn't a ruler for drawing rules, i.e. straing lines?

    Noel> Actually, this brings up an even better analogy: A ruler is
    Noel> meant to measure things, not as a straight-edge.

I've never seen any "ruler" that does not provide a straight edge.

    Noel> There are text formats that aren't easily mergable (eg XML) 

It depends on what tools you use to edit the XML files.

    Noel> and binary formats that can be mergable (eg Word).  

B'cos the data encoded inside is just text in nature.

    Noel> Or, more likely, well enough for your needs.  Since XML
    Noel> isn't the typical linear text format (ie it's hierarchical),
    Noel> diff3 isn't the ideal three-way diff tool to use.

Why not?  Pascal programs, for instance, are highly hierarchical.  But
they should (I've never tried) work well with CVS.

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