>>>>> "KS" == Kevin Smith <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:

KS> "what's so special about files ?" where the author suggests that
KS> existing SCM systems are so blinded by the tradition of file
KS> orientation that they can't see that there might be alternatives.

Correct: file orientation is eventually a limitation.

But there are other dimensions to investigate in order to overcome it.
The issue is to offer a *location* for the possible versions -- not
only sequential changes but also alternatives.

A directory may be considered as a namespace.
Note that there are other cases of 'containers': archives, packages,
libraries, etc...

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