Junio C Hamano wrote: > 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 > at all).
Right. I thought both are necessary in this case: the first sentence gives easy information to a first-timer. For someone who has played with it a bit, and wants to know more: the second line. >> ++ >> +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. Yes, I've been meaning to discuss that. I've been having some trouble with multi-line strings: zsh doesn't insert a TAB in the next line. The workaround I have is to write a shell script and execute that. How do you do it? -- To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe git" in the body of a message to majord...@vger.kernel.org More majordomo info at http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html