Hi Andreas,

> -b requires an argument <new_branch>, which you specify as --no-track
> here.  <start_point> is topic, and the rest is interpreted as <paths>.
The man page describes --track and --no-track as "options". This is why a
reader thinks that they can be specified in any order.
It is also very counter-intuitive to think that --no-track is <new_branch> and
<start_point> is topic. This is certainly not what the command does with
these data because it creates a new branch whose name is <new_branch> and not

I proposed a small change that clarifies the syntax, but if you prefer
to keep it obscure ...

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