Best practice for Documents directory: looking for comments on my current setup

Ken Bloom kbloom at
Wed May 13 17:59:54 CEST 2009

On Sat, May 9, 2009 at 11:15 AM, martin f krafft <madduck at> wrote:

> also sprach Chanoch (Ken) Bloom <kbloom at> [2009.04.19.2234 +0200]:
>> Keep in mind that if you have merge conflicts in your office
>> files, whether OpenOffice or MS Word, git and other version
>> control systems are much less likely to be able to do something
>> sensible about merging them.
> Less likely than what? I don't know any other tool that can sensibly
> merge those dinosaur formats.

Less likely than when git merges text files, source code, uncompressed
XML, and the TeX files that many computer scientists use for their


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