Ramkumar Ramachandra <artag...@gmail.com> writes:

> Junio C Hamano wrote:
>>> -'git diff' [options] [--] [<path>...]::
>>> +'git diff' [options] [[--] [<path>...]]::
>> While the update might be logically more correct, it looks to me
>> that the only end-user visibile effect of it is to make the end
>> result harder to read.
> Hm, I thought it improves readability.  I'm trying to say that -- is
> used to separate [<path>...] from [everything else].

The same logic would apply to this semi-nonsense rewrite, no?

        git diff [[options] [--]] [<path>...]

Everything else comes before "--" (if exists) that separates it from
the list of pathspecs.

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