[darcs-users] annotate output

Nathan Gray kolibrie at graystudios.org
Tue Sep 14 17:13:21 UTC 2010

On Tue, Sep 14, 2010 at 02:12:13PM +0200, Petr Rockai wrote:
> Dave Love <d.love at liverpool.ac.uk> writes:
> > I think the annotations should be on each line because it makes it a bit
> > easier to process and it helps for reading the output when you've paged
> > ahead, if the output hasn't been post-processed.  I think there should
> > be an option to use the date too (maybe author and/or date), as you may
> > be more interested in the history than the authorship, and it would
> > make, say, Emacs VC mode easier.
> Well, I started out with that, but it's much easier on my eyes to see
> which chunks go together. Of course, without a GUI this can't be
> perfect, in a GUI I would expect the label on the block to float down
> instead of scrolling away.

I agree with Dave Love that having the annotation at the
beginning of each line is helpful.  It is also easier on my brain.

I also like the idea of being able to specify which information I
would like in the annotation: author, date, hash.


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