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Re: [Gnu-arch-users] a brief note on "delta compression"

From: Aaron Bentley
Subject: Re: [Gnu-arch-users] a brief note on "delta compression"
Date: Mon, 03 May 2004 15:19:02 -0400
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Tom Lord wrote:
* "delta compression" -- meaning "store pre-combined deltas"

The second meaning of "delta compression" is vaguer, but generally
refers to replacing a sequence of deltas (aka changesets), which are
meant to be applied sequentially, with a single changeset that
represents their composition.

This is the same as "summary deltas", discussed here:

Summary deltas could be produced by "changeset composition":


Aaron Bentley
Director of Technology
Panometrics, Inc.

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