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Re: [feature request] diff scripts for Opendocument template files

From: Andy Levy <andy.levy_at_gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 23 Sep 2009 08:29:53 -0400

On Wed, Sep 23, 2009 at 05:47, Martin Mazur (Debian) <debian_at_teclabs.eu> wrote:
> Hello,
> TSVN is working great to manage our documents. The diff viewer for MS
> Office and OpenDocument files is highly useful. But I noticed that only
> normal files are covered ( like *.odt) but template files aren't (like
> *.ott).
> I'm not a programmer but I think this feature is not too hard to add.

I am a programmer, and this statement irritates me to no end. If it's
"not too hard to add", I invite you to implement it yourself.

Would you ever say to your doctor "I'm not a doctor but I think this
surgical procedure is not too hard to perform"?

> You think you can add this with one of the next releases?

TortoiseSVN calls a script based upon file extension to invoke the
built-in document comparison features of those applications. Does
OpenOffice allow you to compare 2 .ott files in the first place?


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