On Fri, Aug 15, 2003 at 02:22:03PM +0100, Mukund wrote:

> | > 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.
> Subversion provides its own client library for accessing the virtual file
> system. You won't have to work with the DB directly. It also provides an
> abstracted recover facility in one of its utilities (in case of stale locks).

But we might want to access the DB directly, e.g. for shared memory.

> The whole Subversion thing was a far fetched *idea*. An alternative,
> which is most definitely going to be blown off as there are more
> reasonable ways of implementing the GIMP file format which are not far
> fetched.

Hmmm.. it would be cool to have the Undo Stack saved, so I can _really_
continue where I left off when I saved the image.

Bye, Tino.

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