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From Thom May <>
Subject Re: modification - 2.0/manual/install.xml
Date Fri, 04 Oct 2002 19:32:22 GMT
* Jan Faerber  ( wrote :
> Dear Hirokai!
> Please answer a general question!
> Why do you start some of your lines with "-"- and some with a "+"-character?
> Is this a kind of value like "this is fine" and "this is not so good"?

These are markers from diff, which is a tool used to produce patches.
the - means remove this line, and the + means add this line.
Your question to Joshua regarding the @@ -10,12 +10,13 lines in the cvs
commit emails also comes from this, and is used to indicate where the change
is in the file and how many lines have been removed and added.

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