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SubjectRe: [ANNOUNCE] BK->CVS (real time mirror)
On Wed, Mar 12, 2003 at 05:47:41PM +0100, Lars Marowsky-Bree wrote:
> On 2003-03-12T11:18:38,
> Ben Collins <bcollins@debian.org> said:
>
> > Atleast SCCS is mostly ascii. Larry is talking about binary. Who knows,
> > maybe even encrypted and using some unknown compression method (I'm sure
> > if it's encrypted, it will be called "compression").
>
> *sigh* However, all Larry _could_ be talking about is that he wants to replace
> the SCCS format by something more powerful. Nowhere did he say that the format
> would not be documented.
>
> Granted, he also did not say that it _would_ be, but you all are jumping so
> hard on him based on the assumption that it would not be without knowing that
> either, so maybe you could have just written to Larry and asked?

This is, I think, an underlying assumption that people are making.

Larry, given that I *think* you've said that the algorithms are the
important parts, not the file format (at least in the past), would you
consider publicly documenting the file format?

Thanks for the CVS gateway, anyway, though.

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Ryan Anderson
sometimes Pug Majere
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