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[TSVN] Re: TortoiseMerge: Editing conflicts

From: Simon Large <slarge_at_blazepoint.co.uk>
Date: 2004-09-27 15:57:23 CEST

"Dave Eccleston" wrote:

> I think that Tsvn could easily have all the features of the
> others with just a little more polish. Really, I think
> it's only missing the two that were mentioned, emacs-style
> diffs per line, and editing conflicts.

Diffs-per-line doesn't sound (on the face of it) too hard to add. Editing
I'm still sceptical on, not because I don't think its a good thing, just
that it is hard to do right and a great deal of work which would draw effort
away from the core of the project.

> That's why, Simon, you should not be surprised when people
> show up here who are only interested in TMerge. I joined
> this list looking for a general purpose diff tool.

Well I am surprised! No seriously, what brought you over in this direction?
You found TMerge before you found Perforce, which is fairly well known,
although again probably not as a diff tool.

BTW. What does Perforce Diff lack? I still haven't downloaded and tried it.

> That's also why I would like to see TMerge decoupled from TSVN.

That is a question for Stefan. Apart from new packaging, it would need some
further checks to make sure it doesn't fall over when used without TProc.

Simon

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