> A modern ViewCVS perhaps?  

In a related area, CVSspam [1] is very nice (though its name might
suggest otherwise :). I particularly like the way it highlights
exactly which part of a line changed.

-- George

[1] http://www.badgers-in-foil.co.uk/projects/cvsspam/

[Hmmm .. I wonder about a meeting of the badgers in foil and Why's
chunky bacon foxes .. perhaps in the next installment of the poignant
guide?]