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
> documentation:
> 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.

 Richard Gaskin
 Fourth World Systems
 Software Design and Development for the Desktop, Mobile, and the Web

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