Re: (feature request) pdf comparison

I had thought of supporting such a system, but the reality is that the
exceeding few times it was needed, there was no bother to manually
convert to text first.

Still, a hex diff would be cool.


> Would there be any interest in some kind of mime-type-based plugin
> system for comparing non-plain text files? It would be possible -
> easy, in fact - to provide some hooks for viewing images side-by-side,
> for extracting text from PDFs, etc. This could even allow for
> filtering of already comparable text files to e.g., improve
> diffability of latex files.
> The downside would be that a plugin system could *dramatically*
> increase the scope for Meld, possibly beyond what the interface is
> reasonably designed for.
> Thoughts?
> Kai

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