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It is very hard to tell what Quintin changed here. He actually added a link. It would be nice if it were possible to switch to a mode in which a diff of the Markdown source is shown.

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This may be a duplicate of Diff is Hard, Let's Go Shopping! – ChrisW Jan 20 '11 at 12:57

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I'd say we could go even a step further and only display the diff in markdown.

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In addition to the fact that the improved diff engine now shows the change correctly in the standard view, the revision list now also offers both a side-by-side HTML diff and a diff of the Markdown source, so this is doubly .

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Why not display a green +, a red - or a blue x on the left of the rendering to indicate this line has been added, deleted or modified, respectively? And on hovering the blue x, the change's source is shown.

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