[PATCH] add color diff support to record extension

TK Soh teekaysoh at gmail.com
Tue Aug 11 00:13:28 CDT 2009

On Mon, Aug 10, 2009 at 8:35 AM, Dirkjan Ochtman<dirkjan at ochtman.nl> wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 10, 2009 at 10:24, TK Soh<teekaysoh at gmail.com> wrote:
>> BTW, I started thinking about this when trying to add the color diff
>> support into the hgshelve extension: "should the [mq] extension be
>> requesting for the color support, instead of color extension forcing
>> it into the [mq] extensions?"
>> To me the former more 'natural', and it would also make it easier to
>> enable color support for third-party extensions like hgshelve. Though
>> the color extension will need to provide the public interface to
>> support that.
> For most stuff we have now, it seems the implementation burden for
> coloring output falls squarely in the color extension. If that's a
> valid assumption, then it makes much more sense to me to have color
> "support" shelve than for shelve to "request" color. Brodie might have
> a different idea though, so I'd like to know what he thinks. (And I
> think either way could use an extension hooking mechanism.)

Personally, I'd rather not have to wait for color to add support
hgshelve. Imagine other people find some good use of color extension,
but can't have it until their extensions 'qualify' for inclusion into
color. This can be frustrating.

I'd like to hear from Brodie too.

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