Ray Lee wrote:
> On Mon, 2005-04-18 at 22:05 -0400, Kevin Smith wrote:
>>Notice that just by looking at my diffs, you can't tell that I used a
>>replace operation.
> Here's where we disagree. If you checkpoint your tree before the
> replace, and immediately after, the only differences in the
> source-controlled files would be due to the replace. 

But I might have manually changed those tokens, or I might have done it
with a replace operation. Just looking at the diffs, those two cases
would look identical and be indistinguishable. The only way to know
whether or not a darcs replace was done was to look at the patch metadata.

Pop quiz:

Here is revision 1 of my file:


Here is revision 2:


Now, did I do that with a darcs replace, or just by typing?

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