[Python-Dev] VC 7.1 maintenance?

Tim Peters tim.one at comcast.net
Mon Jun 14 11:02:11 EDT 2004

> Another question about the VS7.1 project files: these are XML text, but
> they seem to be checked in as binary,

So they do.

> therefore CVS won't even attempt merges.

Can't say I care.  The checkin msg showed a teensy context diff, and I
couldn't measure the time difference between CVS applying a patch or
replacing the file.

> Is there a reason they can't be marked as text? Surely the old
> VC 6.0 reason for this is no longer valid now it's XML?

Don't know, haven't tried.  See above for "don't care" <wink>.  If you
determine it still works with plain \n line ends, OK by me if you change

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