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> No, git actually stores diffs when its reasonable to do so.

No it doesn't. It does delta compression – which ultimately accomplishes the same goal – but this is not what people mean when they say that a version control system stores diffs (like SVN does).

https://gist.github.com/matthewmccullough/2695758

https://git-scm.com/book/en/v2/Git-Internals-Packfiles






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