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Re: Make diff-doc.js supply "Comparison" as the AuthorName for the Compare Method

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2007-03-14 20:55:03 CET

Jared Silva wrote:
> AuthorName
> Optional Variant.
> The reviewer name associated with the differences generated by the
> comparison. If unspecified, the value defaults to the author name of
> the revised document or the string "Comparison" if no author
> information is present.
> For Office XP (2002) and later, if AuthorName is not supplied for the
> Compare Method, deletions generated by the comparison will be under
> the original author name and insertions will be under the author name
> of the revised document. In the general case, the original author
> name is the revised author name, so there is no discrepancy. However,
> names can differ. When this is the case, the differences generated by
> the comparison can be misleading. The differences may suggest changes
> by an author that did not actually occur.
> The attached patch supplies "Comparison" as the AuthorName for Office
> XP (2002) and later, thus eliminating any discrepancies. The patch
> also provides the added benefit of all comparisons being under the
> "Comparison" name.

Thanks for the patch!
Committed in revision 8957.


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