On Mon, Apr 21, 2014 at 3:17 PM, Miller, Hugh <hughmil...@chevron.com> wrote:
> I am interested in exploring the possibility of using versioning for "data", 
> that is versioning non-text, non-code file sets. Typical examples are the 
> data files or "project files" used by some application. These file sets 
> typically contain binary files; these files can be somewhat large, 1GB to 
> 10GB is not unusual.
>
> Would git be a suitable tool for this purpose ?
>
> Ideally, even if the data files can be versioned this way, one would probably 
> prefer to build the versioning tools into the application.
>
> Would the git libraries be suitable for this further aim ?

Stock Git is still unsuitable for this purpose, but I recommend you
check out git-annex.
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