[XML-SIG] xbelnormalize: .xbel reformat for CVS sharing, diff(1)ing etc.

Stephane Bortzmeyer stephane at sources.org
Mon Jun 6 16:01:33 CEST 2005

On Mon, Jun 06, 2005 at 04:49:39PM +0900,
 Jan Kratochvil <lace at jankratochvil.net> wrote 
 a message of 27 lines which said:

> to prepare the file for convenient CVS commits/updates/CVS conflicts
> resolution.
> It is also possible to meaningfully diff(1) the resulting files (a requirement
> for CVS usage as a real versioning system).

Another solution is to use a XML-aware diff such as xmldiff
(http://www.logilab.org/projects/xmldiff). Some version control
systems like Subversion (http://subversion.tigris.org/) can be told to
use such a diff instead of their normal diff, thus making them able to
process intelligently XML files.

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