David Lang <da...@lang.hm> writes:

> On Wed, 28 May 2014, Dale R. Worley wrote:
>> It seems that much of Git was coded under the assumption that any file
>> could always be held entirely in RAM.  Who made that mistake?  Are
>> people so out of touch with reality?
> Git was designed to track source code, there are warts that show up in
> the implementation when you use individual files >4GB
> such files tend to also not diff well. git-annex and other offshoots
> hae methods boled on that handle such large files better than core git
> does.

Very well explained, but perhaps you went a bit too far, I am

The fact that our primary focus being the source code does not at
all mean that we are not interested to enhance the system to also
cater to those who want to put materials that are traditionally
considered non-source to it, now that we have become fairly good at
doing the source code.
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