On 12/21/2012 04:46 PM, Junio C Hamano wrote:
> The only thing the additional knowledge adds seems to be to give
> rationale for the old choice of "bold green"---it was not chosen
> from thin-air but can be viewed as following the automake/autotest
> scheme, and other systems cannot agree on what color to pick for
> this purpose.
> I do not see a need to justify why we chose differently from
> automake/autotest; we could say something like:
> Yellow seems a more appropriate color than bold green when
> considering the universal traffic lights coloring scheme, where
> green conveys the impression that everything's OK, and amber that
> something's not quite right. This is in line with what 'prove'
> uses, but different from 'automake/autotest' do.
> but we are not in the business of choosing which is more correct
> between prove and automake/autotest, and I do not see how it adds
> much value to tell readers that color choices are not universally
> agreed upon across various test software suites---that's kind of
> known, isn't it?
That is fine with me, I just pointed it out because I suspected not
everybody was aware of all these details. If you decide they don't
matter, it's perfectly OK -- but at least now it's an informed
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