- short for difference
Compare (files) in order to determine how or whether they differ.
- ‘If you took my advice earlier and keep RPM metadata as a normal part of your backup process, you should be able to diff the two files, thereby speeding up this step considerably.’
- ‘It uses an ICA-like streaming protocol, but without the diffing or clever region updates that the other uses.’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.