Jonas Smedegaard wrote:
> Quoting Jérémy Bobbio (2014-12-04 16:15:02)
> > Jonas Smedegaard:
> >> I am not a VIm user, however, and its hardcoded use of that editor is
> >> strongly discouraging for me (no, I do not use emacs either).
> >> Please consider recoding¹ to not rely on VIm-specific features, to
> >> appeal also to users of other interactive editors.
> > Feel free to provide another way to generate HTML diffs in a
> > reasonable amount of time (Python html diff is out of the picture)
> > which are readable. I've looked a bit before hacking the current
> > solution and nothing worked out.
> Thanks for the challenge! :-)
That's "CHALLENGE ACCEPTED!" nowadays. ;-)
> If you have notes about the stuff you've already investigated (apart
> that I've already found in the README) then please do share. Else I'll
> try work from what I can guess based on current code.
I didn't test it, but there's also libhtml-diff-perl. Maybe that's of
use. There are also other not yet packaged perl modules with similar
I actually already started to package Text::Diff::HTML a while ago
as I expected that I'd need it. But then my usage case vanished. In
case of interest, I can resurrect that effort. (Or package any of the
other perl modules. I think Jonas would do that as well. :-)
> The issues I have are a) pulling in 28.8MB on my system, and b)
> introducing an editor that messes with system priorities among editors.
Yeah, here, too...
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