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How should Time Machine be setup?
Authored by: everkleer80 on Nov 12, '09 10:39:25AM

Just a clarification, (I thought we were supposed to be able to edit our posts now?) when I said:

If I had to guess, I'd say that maybe it's moving data around in the file to limit fragmentation (similar to defragmenting a hard drive.)
I meant maybe Entourage is moving data around in the mailbox file which would result in all associated bands being changed.

For example, if I have a simple text file ("abcdefghijklmnop") split into bands or 5 characters each (band1="abcde", band2="fghij", etc) and I insert the letter A at the beginning of the file, then every band would be change (now band1="Aabcd", band2="efghi", etc.) Whereas if I just added the letter to the end of the file then only the last band would be changed.

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