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Re: [TSVN] Re: Re[2]: Official request... Directory Diff

From: Simon Large <slarge_at_slarge.plus.com>
Date: 2005-03-17 13:55:38 CET

Jens Scheidtmann wrote:
>> Can you provide any good examples where it is vitally important to
>> have extremely contrasting colors?
> ... I often have to deal with very long lines in source code, where
> only some characters or words have been (ex)changed. In this case
> colors giving a black eye are really handy: You just scroll within
> TMerge from left to right and by these colors you are forced to look
> at the place where it has changed. Using different shades of green
> would make this more difficult. For me the information what's new and
> what's been left out is not so important, as this is IMOH an
> infrequent case for changes within lines (you drop some lines here and
> insert some more lines there, but that's account for differently).

I'm having trouble understanding which type of differences you think are
important and which are less so. Could you provide an example of a pair
of lines which have changes you need to have highlighted, and a pair
where you think the changes are less important.

Thanks for your detailed explanations. This is obviously going to be a
tricky area to get right.


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