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Re: augmented diff design patch format

From: Eric Gillespie <epg_at_pretzelnet.org>
Date: 2007-06-25 23:30:19 CEST

"David Glasser" <glasser@mit.edu> writes:

> The essential question in my view is: Is the ability to edit a patch
> before applying it with "svn patch" valuable?

I'm not sure about that particular case; i've heard it a few
times, but only a few.

What is incredibly valuable (and common!) is reading a patch in
email and doing code review by replying to the email. Do we
really want to force people to send two attachments with the same
data in different formats? I stand by my assertion that the
second (tree-sensitive) format will simply not be there most of
the time.

Eric Gillespie <*> epg@pretzelnet.org
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Received on Mon Jun 25 23:29:59 2007

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