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IBM Rational ClearCase 7.0: Master the Tools That Monitor, Analyze, and Manage Software Configurations by Tatiana Shpichko, Marc Girod

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Type managers and element types

ClearCase comes with a good few native types, but also allows the users to define their own. At least, this was the intention, and since the very beginning—one sees there that ClearCase was a product of the flamboyant times of object orientation, and carried ideas experimented in Apollo Domain typed file system.

The list of native types found depends on the vob feature level, and it has increased over time. Notable additions had to be made to support file formats that departed from the implicit assumption that text should break on new lines (so as to be generically printable, without the need for a parser, aware of the specific syntax). This concerned the HTML and XML files produced by some popular tools, mostly ...

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