On Wed, Apr 10, 2013 at 9:43 PM, Jonathan Nieder <jrnie...@gmail.com> wrote:
> Antoine Pelisse wrote:
>> One of the drawbacks is that speed will now look like
>> this when download is stalled: "0 bytes/s" instead of "0 KiB/s".
> At first glance that is neither obviously a benefit nor obviously a
> drawback. Can you spell this out more?
The drawback to me is that it changes the user experience with no reason.
But that's really a minor change, I agree. (maybe I should have put it
as a comment/question after ---)
>> --- a/Documentation/technical/api-strbuf.txt
>> +++ b/Documentation/technical/api-strbuf.txt
>> @@ -230,6 +230,11 @@ which can be used by the programmer of the callback as
>> she sees fit.
>> destination. This is useful for literal data to be fed to either
>> strbuf_expand or to the *printf family of functions.
>> + Append the given byte size as a human-readable string (i.e. 12.23 KiB,
>> + 3.50 MiB).
> Based on the function name alone, it is not easy to guess what it will
> do (e.g., maybe it will paraphrase 3 to "three" and 10000000 to
> "enormous"). How about something like strbuf_filesize?
I think the suggestion from Junio makes more sense, as it can be used
for download speed.
> If I understand the code correctly, this jumps units each time it
> exceeds 1.0 of the next unit (bytes, KiB, MiB, GiB), which sounds like
> a fine behavior.
The code has simply been extracted from the former function and kept unmodified.
Thanks for the help !
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