from the geek-tweaks dept.
BlueVoodoo writes "Subversion is one of the few version control systems that can store binary files using a delta algorithm. In this article, senior developer David Bell explains why Subversion's performance suffers when handling binaries and suggests several ways to work around the problem."
"The pathology is to want control, not that you ever get it, because of
course you never do."
-- Gregory Bateson