It's entirely possible that the shortcuts it takes correspond to what
makes a more cohesive thing to present to the user - the same shortcuts
in the diff implementation are what we want in the front-end when
looking for meaningful changes anyway.
I mean, this is just random speculation, but it would be interesting if
this is indeed the case.
On 21/04/16 20:53, Max Semenik wrote:
All right, votes indicate that wikidiff3 is even
better in quality, so here
removes DairikiDiff. After it's
merged, I plan to refactor this area further and work on improving diff
quality now that we'll have 2 places to make changes instead of 3.
On Mon, Apr 18, 2016 at 1:56 PM, Antoine Musso <hashar+wmf(a)free.fr> wrote:
Le 16/04/2016 04:00, MZMcBride a écrit :
Is there a related Phabricator Maniphest task
about this? I'm not sure I
understand the motivation for making a switch. I would think that heavy
diffs are a very small portion of traffic.
An intensive would be for MediaWiki
core to only have a single diff
system instead of two.
For the historic part, wikidiff3 got introduced in August 2008:
Antoine "hashar" Musso
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