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Re: [Gnu-arch-users] Re: Binary diffs (Re: Some issues)

From: Stephen J. Turnbull
Subject: Re: [Gnu-arch-users] Re: Binary diffs (Re: Some issues)
Date: Wed, 16 Jun 2004 15:45:26 +0900
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>>>>> "lorentey" == lorentey  <address@hidden> writes:

    lorentey> Uhm, OK.  I did not intend to whine about the free
    lorentey> software development model.  My point was (intended to
    lorentey> be) that user-level wrappers around diff & co. muck
    lorentey> around with the archive format and are therefore IMO a
    lorentey> serious threat to archive interoperability.

Ah, you have my apologies.  Yes, that is a bigger risk with an open
development model, it is a risk here, and you were right to point it
out.  ISTR that Tom did discuss them, though; they weren't "simply
dismissed", they were considered and judged acceptably low.

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