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Re: [Bug-cssc] CSSC test binary/auto.sh:fa11

From: James Youngman
Subject: Re: [Bug-cssc] CSSC test binary/auto.sh:fa11
Date: Mon, 23 May 2011 02:10:38 +0100

On Mon, May 23, 2011 at 1:50 AM, Larry McVoy <address@hidden> wrote:
>> At the time the test was written, I had not seen any version of SCCS
>> which supported binary files and actually turned on encoding for this
>> case.
> I believe that binary support a la uuencode was something that Sun did
> but I might be wrong.

Certainly I have never heard of binary-file support in any version of
SCCS derived from the AT&T sources, other than Sun's.   So yes, I
think this was unique to Sun.

Clearly there are now other implementations including it, but not ones
derived from the original implementation.


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