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

Jan Kratochvil lace at jankratochvil.net
Mon Jun 6 16:15:26 CEST 2005

On Mon, 06 Jun 2005 23:01:33 +0900, Stephane Bortzmeyer wrote:
> 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.

Thanks for info, in some cases it may be useful. It is still would not be IMO
acceptable diffing of .xbel due the dynamic content (timestamps/folding/smth)
which is not stipped out without xbelnormalize(1). And anyway I am still
sticked with CVS as even subversion sucks...


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