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Re: [TSVN] VBScript for comparing two MS Word documents

From: SteveKing <steveking_at_gmx.ch>
Date: 2005-07-11 13:06:39 CEST

Molle Bestefich wrote:

>>Don't take this the wrong way, but just because you removed a tool
>>that's required we're not going to rewrite the whole scripts.
>
> "required" as in "a new requirement in TSVN starting with the next version".

You could say so. But it's not a hard requirement - you can live without
it. You just get an error if you doubleclick on word docs to diff them
or if you want to resolve a conflict in a word doc. But you got an error
in the current version too (just a different one, because TMerge can't
diff/merge binary files).

> Which is exactly the point - TSVN is going to start to rely on a
> Windows feature that is by no means mandatory to have installed. Sort
> of like relying on Internet Explorer or MSN Messenger being installed.

It's installed by default. For me, that means it's usable without having
to specially document it.
Also, TSVN requires IE to be installed ever since.

Stefan

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