Ramkumar Ramachandra <artag...@gmail.com> writes:
> - Look for differences that introduce or remove an instance of
> - <string>. Note that this is different than the string simply
> - appearing in diff output; see the 'pickaxe' entry in
> - linkgit:gitdiffcore for more details.
> + Look for commits where the specified string was added or
> + removed. More precisely, find commits that change the number
> + of occurrences of the specified string.
Any time you say "This means that", "More precisely", etc. please
check if you can rewrite it to lose everything before them (i.e. a
vague sentence that needs to be clarified may not have to be there
> +It is often useful when you're looking for an exact string (like a
> +function prototype), and want to know the history of that string since
> +it first came into being.
I think you should remind that the most useful case (and indeed the
intended one) is for "an exact string" to be a multi-line "block of
text". People often get a (wrong) impression from the word "string"
that it is meant to be used with a single-liner.
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