Diff is an actively used application created in 1974.
- Diff ranks in the top 20% of languages
- the Diff wikipedia page
- Diff first appeared in 1974
- See also: unix, grep, emacs-editor, regex, c, bourne-shell, fortran, modula-2, lisp, isbn, doi
- I have 43 facts about Diff. just email me if you need more.
Example code from Linguist:
diff --git a/lib/linguist.rb b/lib/linguist.rb index d472341..8ad9ffb 100644 --- a/lib/linguist.rb +++ b/lib/linguist.rb
Example code from Wikipedia:
--- /path/to/original timestamp +++ /path/to/new timestamp @@ -1,3 +1,9 @@ +This is an important +notice! It should +therefore be located at +the beginning of this +document! + This part of the document has stayed the same from version to @@ -5,16 +11,10 @@ be shown if it doesn't change. Otherwise, that would not be helping to -compress the size of the -changes. - -This paragraph contains -text that is outdated. -It will be deleted in the -near future. +compress anything. It is important to spell -check this dokument. On +check this document. On the other hand, a misspelled word isn't the end of the world. @@ -22,3 +22,7 @@ this paragraph needs to be changed. Things can be added after it. + +This paragraph contains +important new additions +to this document.Edit
Last updated February 11th, 2019