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RE: How uniform can GUI clients be?

From: Kevin Mallory <kevinm_at_ActiveState.com>
Date: 2001-01-30 23:43:27 CET

I've not seen the latest emacs/ediff/emerge stuff yet, but you should at
least look at the merge manager in ClearCase.
It's one of the best parts of the tool (along with xlsvtree - the
graphical version/merge browser).

-- Thanks
Kevin

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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Branko ´┐Żibej [mailto:brane@xbc.nu]
> Sent: Tuesday, January 30, 2001 2:17 PM
> To: Daniel Stenberg
> Cc: dev@subversion.tigris.org
> Subject: Re: How uniform can GUI clients be?
>
>
> Daniel Stenberg wrote:
>
> >> A GUI SVN client could offer simple diff and conflict
> viewing features.
> >
> >
> > I'd say this is one of the areas where a GUI client can
> show its power. A
> > really fancy diff viewer in different colours or traces
> what was done between
> > versions. Things that are tricky on a shell prompt and gets
> easier/nicer
> > within a GUI.
>
> Heh. We've got that. Its called Emacs+ediff+emerge.
>
> (I know, I know, not being constructive ... but I have yet to see the
> graphical diff/merge that beats Emacs in that respect.)
>
>
> --
> Brane ´┐Żibej
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>
>
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