Re: Unicode DIFF tool?

Date: Thu Aug 17 2000 - 16:20:53 EDT

At Thu, 17 Aug 2000 10:50:18 -0800 (GMT-0800), Mikko Lahti <>
>Are there any DIFF tools out there that do Unicode?

If you use UTF8 with Unix line ending semantics (LF - though CRLF (Dos/Windows)
would probably work), Unix diff will work. Since it has no knowledge of
Unicode, stuff that involves character counts and stuff (like --side-by-
side) won't work right, but UTF8 is designed to preserve all the line ending
and ASCII semantics diff depends on.

David Starner -

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