On Thu, Apr 18, 2013 at 5:47 AM, Peter Krefting <pe...@softwolves.pp.se> wrote:

>> % git log --oneline -1 v1.8.1.5^..v1.8.1.6
>> % git log --oneline --reverse -1 v1.8.1.5^..v1.8.1.6
>> I expect to get a different output, and not both showing v1.8.1.6.
>> Wouldn't you agree?
>  Quoting the manual page:
>  Commit Limiting
>    Besides specifying a range of commits that should be listed using the
> special notations explained in the description, additional commit limiting
> may be applied. Note that they are applied before commit ordering and
> formatting options, such as --reverse.
> Given that, I would expect the output to be the same.

If expectations were based on documentation, all one has to do is
document bugs, and there would be no bugs anymore :)

Code can be changed to fit more appropriately user expectations (which
are independent of documentation), and the documentation updated

Felipe Contreras
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