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Re: Issue 2015, diff summarize solution?

From: Julian Foad <julianfoad_at_btopenworld.com>
Date: 2005-06-03 23:53:55 CEST

kfogel@collab.net wrote:
> Julian Foad <julianfoad@btopenworld.com> writes:
>>Well, the short option name "-s" is perhaps not appropriate because
>>this option is specific to one svn subcommand. "-q/--quiet" might be
>>appropriate if it was going to behave like a cut-down version of "svn
>>diff", but it seems that it is not going to do so. So probably just a
>>long option "--summarize".
> Actually, why not '-q'?

Because both the normal diff output and the new diff summary output might want
to have "quieter" versions - such as, for the former, not diffing added/deleted
files (OK, so there may be a separate option for that, but you get the idea).

If the new summary output was really just a "quieter" version of the normal
diff output then it would be fine, but what's being proposed is completely
different both in format and in content.

- Julian

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