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Re: [PATCH] 'svn blame --xml' - v2

From: Peter N. Lundblad <peter_at_famlundblad.se>
Date: 2005-05-04 17:40:01 CEST

On Wed, 4 May 2005, Dominic Anello wrote:

> On 2005-05-04 10:11:14 +0200, Peter N. Lundblad wrote:
> > On Wed, 4 May 2005, [utf-8] ?^Xyvind A. Holm wrote:
> >
> > > On 2005-05-04 08:24:09 Peter N. Lundblad wrote:
> > > Yes, that's a good reason not to include the actual line text. But what
> > > about including the actual line number instead? XML suggestion:
> > >
> > With an entry element for each line, I don't see a point in showing that
> > the computer can count:-) Remember that this isn't for humans.
> ----8<----
>
> If I can chime in here, I think a line number associated with each entry
> might be nice because you might not want to process the XML document
> sequentialy. For example, I might want to report all the line numbers
> that changed in rev 456. The easiest way to get these entries using
> XPath would be to do a query like //entry[@revision="456"]. However,
> this just gives me a collection of nodes without any context, so I'd
> need a <line> element if I wanted to be nice and lazy ;-)
>
Or use count(previous-sibling:entry)+1 or similar to get the line number.
I have no strong opinion.

Regards,
//Peter

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