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Ways of marking changes being made to a file

I am looking for a lightweight way to notate changes made to a file. The obvious answer to this is a version control system. But this is more robust than necessary for what I would like to do. All I ...
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Is there a fundamental reason for keeping file systems and versioning systems separate?

I've done some work looking at Next3 and ext3cow, and a few other file systems that provide snapshots and/or file versioning. It seems a bit strange to me that file systems only go part-way with ...