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Re: svn diff interface

From: Philip Martin <philip_at_codematters.co.uk>
Date: 2002-05-09 21:00:40 CEST

Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman@collab.net> writes:

> Greg Hudson <ghudson@MIT.EDU> writes:
>
> > The "smart" proposal is just like what we have now, except that the
> > comparative case allows wcpaths as well as URLs:
> >
> > Iterative case: svn diff [-r {N|N:M}] TARGET ...
> > Comparative case: svn diff TARGET TARGET
>
> Sorry I've not been taking part in this discussion, my brain has been
> working on other problems.
>
> When my time frees up next week, I'll start looking at how to
> implement this idea. But the current implementation of 'svn diff' is
> just as much Philip's code as it is mine... so Philip, please feel
> free to start dissecting and/or rewriting, and I can join you later.

Yes, but I would prefer to drop the iterative case :-) I don't use it,
I think it makes the interface harder to understand, it makes the code
harder to write and test, and it makes the interface less consistent
with other svn functions.

-- 
Philip
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