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Re: Improved docs for custom diff3 command

From: Julian Foad <julian.foad_at_wandisco.com>
Date: Wed, 22 Jun 2011 12:25:38 +0100

On Wed, 2011-06-22 at 16:50 +0530, Noorul Islam K M wrote:
> Julian Foad <julian.foad_at_wandisco.com> writes:
>
> > On Mon, 2011-06-20 at 11:31 +0800, Arpe, Kevin C wrote:
> >
> >> Hi,
> >>
> >> I am a Subversion command-line tools user on Windows XP.
> >> Version string = svn, version 1.6.12 (r955767) / compiled Jun 21 2010, 16:00:59
> >>
> >> I wrote my own diff3 command batch file. We use it on my team to redirect merges thru KDiff3.
> >>
> >> When I wrote the command, the documentation available was slim. After my experience, I feel I can contribute to the redbean book for SVN.
> >>
> >> What is the correct way to do this for the SVN project? [Previously, I have made contributions to Apache Ant docs.]
> >
> > Brilliant! Thank you for wanting to help in this way. Please do write
> > to the svnbook mailing list.
> >
> > Also I want to think about ways in which we could improve the
> > Subversion's support for plugging in external diff tools. This could be
> > by
> >
> > * changing/improving the interface
> > * providing some ready-made diff helper scripts for common diff tools
> > * providing some easier way for users to select what diff they want to
> > use
> >
> > So ideas and patches for that sort of thing would be very welcome too.
> >
>
> Julian,
>
> Is there an issue in the tracker associated with this? I would like to
> take a look at this. Can you please provide more information about the
> requirement?

I don't think there is an issue in the tracker. The task is to evaluate
how well our current system works in practice and to think of ways to
make it a better experience for the average user. There is no more
specific requirement.

- Julian
Received on 2011-06-22 13:26:16 CEST

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