On Tue, Oct 16, 2012 at 4:03 AM, Junio C Hamano <gits...@pobox.com> wrote:
>> Coloring is to me an improvement over --summary. Probably the main
>> point. Without it, perhaps it's not worth putting extra text to
>> diffstat.
> It is kind of surprising that you did not choose to paint new in
> green and gone in red, and rather paint everything in yellow.

The colors of line addition and deletion? Nice. I just wanted to make
sure these stand out, or at least not easily mistaken as part of path

> I personally think the above in monochrome is fairly easy to read;
> with coloring, it might become too distracting, though.

Hmm.. maybe. I'm probably too excited to see the distraction just yet.
I will try it out for longer time, see if I change my mind.

> Just a nit, "new mode" is too similar to "new".  Everything is "new"
> in the sense that they have "new contents"; it may be better phrased
> without saying "new" but giving a stress on "changed".

I think "new mode" should be replaced by the actual mode change (e.g.
"+x", "-x", or "mode +x", "mode -x"). Not too long and quite clear
what it does.
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