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#46 Documentation of binary file format

TODO-3.5
wont-fix
Andrew Hardie
CWB engine (4)
5
2015-01-30
2012-07-13
Andrew Hardie
No

Documentation to supplement the primary source, which is

Witten, Ian H.; Moffat, Alistair; Bell, Timothy C. (1999). Managing Gigabytes. Morgan Kaufmann Publishing, San Francisco, 2nd edition

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  • Andrew Hardie
    Andrew Hardie
    2015-01-30

    • status: open --> wont-fix
     
  • Andrew Hardie
    Andrew Hardie
    2015-01-30

    These binary formats are now obsolete, so we won't waste time documenting them. We'll document the new formats as they are written.

    The new index format for v4, by the way, won't follow Witten et al. in detail.