Ben Aveling <> writes:

> On 12/01/2013 10:54 AM, Junio C Hamano wrote:
>> Antoine Pelisse <> writes:
>>> I would simply go for:
>>>    What Message-ID are you replying to (if any)?
>>> If I don't know what to answer, I would definitely not say y/yes/n/no,
>>> but press enter directly.
>> Sounds sensible (even though technically you reply to a message
>> that has that message ID, and not to a message ID ;-)).
>> Any better phrasing from others?  If not, I'd say we adopt this
>> text.
> I guess it depends on how much we mind if people accidentally miss the
> message ID.
> If we don't mind much, we could say something like:
>   What Message-ID are you replying to [Default=None]?
> If we are concerned that when a Message-ID exists, it should be
> provided, we could split to 2 questions:
>   Are you replying to an existing Message [Y/n]?
> And then, if the answer is Y,
>   What Message-ID are you replying to?

Eewww.  Now we come back to full circles.

It sometimes helps to follow the in-reply-to chain to see what has
already been said in the thread, I guess ;-)
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