[cvsnt] cvsnt for word doc version control

Noah admin2 at enabled.com
Fri Feb 9 10:49:34 GMT 2007

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Luigi D. Sandon wrote:
>> wholly or partly binary, and CVSNT doesn't do version control on these 
>> sorts of files very well - it just keeps a fresh copy for each new 
>> version. It's not really CVSNT's problem - its the brain-dead MS
> That's no longer true. CVSNT can store diffs of binary files too... -kB.


can you send me specific links that explain this process of storing 
diffs of binary files?  maybe a howto?



>> file formats that effectively cripple virtually any serious attempt to do 
>> proper version management.
> Again, not true. It's a proprietary format, that's true, and complex enough 
> to allow for merging without its own editor. You would not be able to merge 
> a complex document even if it was in a open XML standard, without something 
> that can understand the format. Source code is far easier to manage.

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