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Re: [vox-tech] collaborative data storage (of excel files)



On 2008-01-15, wrote Dylan Beaudette:
[...]
> This is a good idea. Unfortunately we might be stuck with 4 or 5 mega CSV 
> files which are constantly appended to, but SVN should be able to deal with 
> keeping things sane. The trick will be to get people to realize that these 
> are CSV files, and therefore no monkeying around with formulas, etc. 
> 
> I'll keep digging around for ideas.

Note that subversion offers an optional locking mechanism that is useful
when dealing with non-mergeable binary files.

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