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Re: [Gnu-arch-users] Encoding handling proposal

From: Charles Duffy
Subject: Re: [Gnu-arch-users] Encoding handling proposal
Date: Sun, 29 Aug 2004 17:09:05 -0400
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Quoting Marcus Sundman <address@hidden>:
> On Sunday 29 August 2004 21:13, John Meinel wrote:
> > This is where the problem with plugins exists. On *my* machine, I have
> > the application/vnd.sun.xml.writer diff program. You don't have it on
> > *your* machine. You can no longer read my archive.
> Sure you can. The only difference is that you can diff the files in a decent
> diff program whereas I would just get my standard binary diff tool if I
> tried to diff those OOo documents.

I think we're misunderstanding what your alternate diff/patch tools do, if they
don't generate changesets that end up in the archive (rendering that archive
readable only by someone with the ability to interpret those changesets --
thus, like tools). Mind elaborating on exactly what their role is?

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