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Instantly identify added/removed/changed elements of the API.


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I'd like to suggest two enhancements. One would be a character in a status column to indicate changed entries. This would make in-page searches easier. Perhaps "+", "-" and "C" adjacent to the line number.

C00054    pagesize ... 2,147,483,647])    C00054    pagesize ... 100])
-09137    saber-tooth tiger                         ____________________________
          ____________________________    +09374    unicorn
 09839    same-old-feature                 09839    same-old-feature

The second would be a collapsed view, that would show only the changes (along with the route, parameter and returns headers that they fall under).

Perhaps at soapi.info/Tools/Diff-summary.aspx.

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    ++ i have been trying to come up with a compact diff summary format suitable for email/rss. this sounds like a viable starting point. Jun 11, 2010 at 1:28

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