[Libreoffice] Flat ODF usage in Git [Was: concept for c++ based subsequenttests]

Michael Stahl mstahl at redhat.com
Mon Jan 23 06:27:11 PST 2012

On 23/01/12 15:20, Niko Rönkkö wrote:
>> 	Only one query; I wonder whether we should be using the flat (fods)
>> file-type for these tests - so we can read meaningful diffs to them in
>> the git history.
> +1 for this...
> .... and I also think that all ODF files in git repos should be in Flat
> ODFormat so that the Git can track them easily.

unfortunately this would have less benefits than you imagine, because of
the way xmloff writes automatic styles: they are generated anew on every
export, in a non-deterministic order, which results in huge spurious
diffs... (at least for Writer)

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