What do these strange symbols means? @@ -1,8 +1,15 @@

By | March 1, 2016

Have you seen the “at” symbol twice with numbers in between? The double at symbols (@@) are known as chunk symbols and is part of the “Unified Format”.

You can probably deduce it to some extent by looking at the graphics below:

Screen Shot 2016-03-01 at 3.25.23 PM

It basically tells you which lines have changed and the range or number of lines.

It is explained really well in the following references:



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