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Re: Code-wise, How Does CVS Do Versioning?

From: Steven W. Orr
Subject: Re: Code-wise, How Does CVS Do Versioning?
Date: Fri, 21 Oct 2005 14:25:06 -0400 (EDT)

On Friday, Oct 21st 2005 at 11:07 -0700, quoth dave:

=>Neat.  So, CVS uses something like the timewarp algorithm to apply
=>diffs.  It makes perfect sense instead of rewriting the file everytime.
=> Right now I have adopted the KISS approach (Keep It Simple, Stupid).
=>I am not sure if I will have the time to do something that complex for
=>the first release, but it would be very cool if I could.  Then again,
=>it would be better if the repository I am working with implemented
=>versioning to begin with and would not have to exist in my layer.

The history of reverse deltas goes back to Walter Tichy, the famed 
inventor of RCS. Prior to RCS all we had was SCCS. And we had to *pay* for 

Why, I remember when we had to program using just zeroes and ones. Hell, I 
remember when we didn't even have ones. We had to do all our programming 
with zeroes! And we liked it!

Time flies like the wind. Fruit flies like a banana. Stranger things have  .0.
happened but none stranger than this. Does your driver's license say Organ ..0
Donor?Black holes are where God divided by zero. Listen to me! We are all- 000
individuals! What if this weren't a hypothetical question?
steve_orr at guardium dot com

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