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Re: The "opposite of ediff"

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: Re: The "opposite of ediff"
Date: Sun, 28 Oct 2012 09:33:43 -0400
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> I often am trying to pick out common regions from multiple files.  This
> cries out for the "opposite of ediff": something that will walk me
> through the common areas of files that are substantially different and
> show them to me with their differing surrounding context.  Ediff turns
> out to be pretty bad at this.  I can generate a list of common regions
> using simian, but what I really need is an interactive browser.  Any
> ideas?  Is this a problem you've already solved?

If you find a Free Software tool that does such comparisons, we'd be
happy to include some support for it,


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