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What does “windowed streaming” stand for?

So I was asking around the Mercurial development mailing list about binary diffing and patch handling and I got the following examples: whole file approaches (classic diff, bsdiff, Mercurial's ...
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What are binaries?

I see very often people using term binaries in different context. What are binaries? Collection on binary files, installation files, .dll files or what? Or is it just an general term for some ...