Re: [RFC] Add the --color-words option to the diff options family

From: Junio C Hamano <>
Date: 2006-07-31 20:54:25
Johannes Schindelin <> writes:

> With this option, the changed words are shown inline. For example,
> if a file containing "This is foo" is changed to "This is bar", the diff
> will now show "This is " in plain text, "foo" in red, and "bar" in green.
> Signed-off-by: Johannes Schindelin <>

This looks sooooooooooo strange (and I do not particularly like
colours, so I am biased).  We might want to disable it when the
output would not be colored under diff.color = auto, at least,
but if the user asks to shoot himself in the foot that is fine
as well ;-).

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Received on Mon Jul 31 21:04:25 2006

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