Peter TB Brett wrote:
> On 10/04/2017 16:10, Richard Gaskin via use-livecode wrote:
>> Thank you, Panos.
>> This item was particularly interesting:
>> Add a new script library implementing unified diff generation and
>> patch application: Expected in LiveCode 9.0 DP-7
>> It wasn't immediately clear to me from the notes in that PR what that
>> does, but the description sounds enticing.
>> Can you offer a little background on that?
> It's exactly what it says on the tin: a library that implements an
> algorithm for finding a minimal line-based edit script between two
> input texts, along with the ability to turn that into a unified diff.
> Go have a look at the source code, which contains inline
> You could also have a look at the tests:
> Its development was sponsored by David Simpson.
Thanks, Peter. These things may seem obvious to you, but it seemed a
bit of an edge-case feature vis a vis others in the queue, so the
background you provided is very helpful.
And thanks, David.
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