diff utils for translators
On Tue, 2 Sep 2003, Peter Karlsson wrote:
> Please avoid doing formatting changes to the source when also changing
> content, it makes it a lot harder to find the content changes for us
> translators. Especially avoid to re-justify paragraphs. Yes, the result
> may look prettier, but it is a lot more work to figure out what word
> was changed in a re-justified paragraph.
There are diff utilities to handle this situation:
apt-get install wdiff wdiff-doc
In GNU-emacs (and presumably xemacs) M-x ediff gracefully
handles reflowed and reindented text. Both wdiff and ediff
support various ways of highlighting just the changed words.