Store question in text format (to use git for versioning)

Asked by Thomas Guettler

Is it possible to store the questions in text format?

I want to keep the files in git. Of course git can handle binaries, but you can't use diff to compare versions.

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Marten de Vries (marten-de-vries) said :

Nice question!

As long as you don't care about comments & test results, you can just save and load .csv files. (Or maybe even .txt, didn't try that but I think it should work.)

We also support some xml based formats that might work: .ot, .kvtml, .t2k and .wrts e.g.

Last, you could write a few small zip/unzip scripts since .otwd files are just zip files. There's probably some way to integrate that into git. :)

Converting existing files on the fly can be done via our command line interface (openteacher -p cli +h or python -p cli +h for the supported options, depending on if you're running from an installed version or from source.)

Hope that helps.

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