Nice work Wichert.
I notice that the .tar.gz package is rather large and has a lot of
documentation and test work in it. Would it be better to remove this as it
greatly increases the size of the source download.
I will try and raise some more awareness of this now.
Next thing is, integrating this into an office suite. I've already tried some
experiments with hooking OOoSVN onto this as a test but it's not going to be
On Thursday 17 January 2008 13:26:52 Wichert Akkerman wrote:
> I have just released our first alpha release: 1.0a1. This release contains
> a trivial python module for managing with ODF packages and maintaining
> packages in a subversion repository. In addition it contains a simple
> commandline tool to manage ODF documents.
> You may be wondering why you would want to store your documents in
> subversion. There are a few reasons:
> * it allows you to use all features of a version control system: all
> changes are archived along with change notes, making it possible
> to roll back to previous versions, see who made what changes and why,
> * it makes it possible to have multiple people sharing their changes
> to a document through a shared repository. That means that you
> can always see all changes from all editors, update your version
> to the latest revision and submit your changes. No matter where you
> are, with or without access to your email, you will always be
> able to share your work.
> odfsvn makes this very easy: everything can be done through either the
> python library or the command-line tool. odfsvn stores all repository
> information in the ODF metadata, which means that you do not need to
> configure anything on your system: all necessary information is already
> contained in the document. If you mail a checked out document to a
> colleague he can immediately update his copy to the latest version or
> submit changes back to the repository without having to deal with
> subversion tools.
> You can find more information on the (temporary) webpage: