On Wed, Aug 15, 2012 at 1:02 PM, Junio C Hamano <gits...@pobox.com> wrote:
> diff --git a/Documentation/rev-list-options.txt
> index 6a4b635..9404d08 100644
> --- a/Documentation/rev-list-options.txt
> +++ b/Documentation/rev-list-options.txt
> @@ -578,16 +578,33 @@ Commit Ordering
> By default, the commits are shown in reverse chronological order.
As I said before, this led me to believe that "the commits are shown
in reverse chronological order" when neither of --topo-order or
--date-order is passed. I agree that we should avoid specifying more
than necessary about the default case. But in this case, what is
specified is not exactly true (in the face of clock skew). Or am I
misunderstanding or misinterpreting something? I still don't
understand the revision walker well enough to be able to provide a
better wording, but I think even the rather crude "By default, the
order is unspecified." would at least not be as easy to misinterpret
(if that's what I did) and is definitely not over-specified. Of
course, if someone can think of something better, I'm all for it.
Regardless of the above comment about the patch context, what your
patch actually changes looks good. Thanks again.
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