DeltaStreams small update

Andrew Tween amtween at
Thu Aug 23 13:42:38 UTC 2007

"Göran Krampe" <goran at> wrote in message 
news:32848. at
> Hi!
>> Hi Göran,
>> I refer to your proposed Delta File Format, with your remarks Human
>> readable? encoding , (utf8? BOM or no BOM?) (put encoding in header?) and
>> the Method Source preamble.
> Note that I didn't write the lower part of the Swiki page. :) Not sure who
> did. But I kept it anyway.

ok. It was me that wrote that stuff. (I should have put my name on it 
I started adding some use cases and got carried away :)

> [SNIP]
>> It looks a bit wordy but, what do you think?

> Well, honestly I don't like XML much. :)
> But either we pick ONE single format (for simplicity) and then I am
> leaning towards a simple chunk format very much like previous formats (.st
> .cs). You know - KISS.

Chunks will work fine.
My doodlings on the wiki were an attempt to find a 'chunk like' format where 
!s don't have to be escaped/doubled.



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