Ian Bicking: the old part of his blog

Re: Distributed vs centralized scm comment 000

Wouldn't the Wikepedia model be helpful here as a model for thinking about security? It seems to me that some of security concerns might not be _that_ big a deal since you can just roll back to a previous version if someone pollutes the tree.

Comment on Distributed vs centralized scm comment 000
by brian

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I'm thinking of security like buffer overflows, or people adding gigantic files to the repository which cause the database size to explode (since deleted items remain in the repository database).

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