Re: Using .tar.xz only on

2011/3/21 Dave Neary <dneary gnome org>:
> I also read with interest the xdelta stuff. The assumption seems to be
> that many people downloading tarballs have the previous version already.
> I would say that's a minority usecase... for my part, I tend to delete
> tarballs after downloading & uncompressing them. And I'm sure that
> anyone who might download every .tar.gz is using git. So most .tar.gz
> downloads are probably not for every version, just one now & again,
> perhaps when an app requires a module that isn't yet packaged.


Not to mention, we have git+tags for people who care about changesets
anyway. We are not in centralized VCS land anymore :-)

Un saludo,
Alberto Ruiz

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