Re: Figures in docs

From: Tatsuo Ishii <ishii(at)postgresql(dot)org>
To: tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us
Cc: peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net, pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Figures in docs
Date: 2016-02-18 01:23:38
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>> What's wrong with LibreOffice?
> Is there any reason to think it doesn't have the same disease mentioned
> in the previously-cited thread, namely that any change trashes pretty
> much the whole file?
> That might be okay for things that we only change once every ten years
> or so, but otherwise it would be very git-history-unfriendly.
> It's possible that we could solve that with some sort of SVG normalizer
> (think pgindent for SVG) that we're careful to use before committing.
> But I'm afraid that we'd still have issues with significantly different
> output from different versions of LibreOffice, for example.

Do we really need git history for each figure? It seems we are waiting
for a solution which will never realize.

Best regards,
Tatsuo Ishii
SRA OSS, Inc. Japan

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