Junio C Hamano <gits...@pobox.com> writes:

> We could remove it if you find it confusing.
> I think the original motivation that line was added was to help
> people who see "git log" (without any frills) output for the first
> time not to be alarmed when they see newer things first: "In
> general, the "time" flows from bottom to top", but the "time" in
> that sentence is not necessarily the timestamp of either committer
> nor author field.

Just to clarify, I am not defending the current wording that I did
not touch in my patch with the above.  I am just giving historical
background to help _other_ people (including you) to come up with a
better wording, as I do not think of a better replacement myself.
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