[Python-Dev] Unified or context diffs?

Raymond Hettinger python at rcn.com
Wed Apr 13 07:28:18 CEST 2005

[Nick Coghlan]
> Are context diffs still favoured for patches?
> The patch submission guidelines [1] still say that, but is it actually
> true
> these days? I personally prefer unified diffs, but have been
> context
> diffs because of what the guidelines say.

Submit whichever is the most informative.  For some changes, it is
easier to see the changed lines immediately above and below each other.
For others, it helps to be able to see the whole algorithm.


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