[darcs-users] Grapefruit-based GUI for darcs?

Trent W. Buck trentbuck at gmail.com
Sun Feb 15 12:25:42 UTC 2009

"Max Battcher" <me at worldmaker.net> writes:

> Eric Kow wrote:
>> Would it be useful for us to focus on the question of what a features a
>> patch viewer should have (e.g. matchers, as Zooko has mentioned for his
>> deps.pl)?  What I'm thinking of is a tool that helps people to
>> understand the relationship between their patches.
> In terms of patch viewer, GitHub's network graphs are certainly something to
> consider as prior art.  A random example:
> http://github.com/halorgium/couchdb/network

I see an empty space where (I guess) a patch graph should be.  I even
had CSS and javascript turned on... does this require flash?  I have
heard rumours that github does that in some places.

> In the git case this is the forest of merges and branching between related
> repositories.  I expect that in Darcs a better graph format for multi-branch
> patch visualization would probably be closer to a Venn Diagram than a
> forest...

It's funny you should say that... http://bugs.darcs.net/issue1200

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