On Fri, Aug 15, 2003 at 01:55:26PM +0100, Mukund wrote:

> | BTW, Microsoft Windows registry is already basically an extensible file
> | system within a file.  A high end business product that I use called also
> | SAS has something similar.  I would guess there are others out there as
> | well.
> You brought a strange thought to mind.
> Subversion (http://subversion.tigris.org/) implements a versioned FS
> using a Sleepycat's Berkeley DB database. It has a full library
> implementation which any application could use.

Well, using a database as container might be a good idea. I'm not quite
familiar with Berkeley DB but it might be useful as a backend.

> Imagine that images could be revisioned. Subversion also uses a hybrid
> delta algorithm for binary diffs.

Worst case: I make my black image white. That's the point where a binary
diff will only waste processing power.

Bye, Tino.

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