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diff

/dif/ 1. A change listing, especially giving differences between (and additions to) different versions of a piece of source code or documentation (the term is often used in the plural "diffs"). "Send me your diffs for the Jargon File!"

Compare vdiff.

2. Specifically, such a listing produced by the diff Unix command, especially when used as input to the patch utility (which actually performs the modifications). This is a common method of distributing patches and source updates.

3. To compare (whether or not by use of automated tools on machine-readable files).

See also vdiff, mod.
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Khan's upcoming productions include the Hindi-drama feature film 'The Song of Scorpions', which premiered earlier this year at the 70th Locarno Film Festival, and will screen at the 14th Edition of DIFF as part of the Cinema of the World showcase.
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DIFF has served as a cultural bridge and made Dubai, long considered a trade and tourist destination, a major cultural hub.
Volunteers use DIFF as a platform to enrich themselves with experience and get into the exciting world of events," said Yusuf.
Volunteer positions are available in all capacities, from administration, box office, ushers, red carpet and events management, to marketing and media activities, said DIFF organisers.
DIFF is one of the leading film festivals in Asia and Africa and was launched in 2004 with the theme of 'Bridging Cultures, Meeting Minds'.
The film, which will make its World Premiere at DIFF, is written and directed by Saudi Hamzah Jamjoom.
The annual infection report reveals there were 40 cases of C diff during the 12 months to April, compared to 62 during the previous year.
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