i just wanted to make use of file system instead of database. the files can 
be really large.
can you provide a link to a case study of where git can be used as a 
learning material.
m glad you responded so +vely.

On Wednesday, 12 September 2012 18:42:24 UTC+5:30, Konstantin Khomoutov 
> On Tue, 11 Sep 2012 22:24:58 -0700 (PDT) 
> ansh <anshulk...@gmail.com <javascript:>> wrote: 
> > > > i wanted to know whether GIT can be used by my web Portal. 
> > > > 
> > > > my requirement is to save a file in 3 revision history from 
> > > > webpage on ubuntu. 
> > > 
> > > I don't think I managed to fully parse this. 
> > > Do you want to implement some sort of backing store for the files 
> > > uploaded by the users of your web portal, so that for each file, 
> > > several past revisions of its content can be kept along with its 
> > > present content? 
> [...] 
> > u not much far from it ... 
> > the links you gave helped a lot. 
> > 
> > actually i had an editor in portal and the i wanted to save that data 
> > automatically in sometime in a revised version, also keep older 
> > versions upto 2 revisions and current as the 3rd. 
> For such simple scenario (users entering presumably short pieces of text 
> into text areas on a form) I'd not bother and would just store several 
> revisions of that message in a database table: I don't think you need 
> advanced features such as branching and delta-compression for storing 
> something as simple as this; I mean, the complexity of the tentative 
> soultion involving an SCM seems to not pay off. 
> P.S. 
> Please don't top-post.  This breaks the discussion flow and hence sucks. 

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