On Fri, May 24, 2013 at 5:37 AM, Ramkumar Ramachandra
> Junio C Hamano wrote:
> I agree with the other comments, and have made suitable changes.
> Let's review your block now.
>> This transformation is used to find filepairs that represent
>> two kinds of changes, and is controlled by the -S, -G and
>> --pickaxe-all options.
> Why do you call this a "transformation"? Is git log --author="foo" a
> transformation on the git-log output? Then how is git log -Sfoo a
> Two kinds of changes controlled by three different options? Isn't the
> original much clearer?
They are all three filters. They transform the output by limiting it
to commits which meet specific conditions. Transformation is used in
the network-graphs sense of the word. It fits the beginning of the
document where it says this:
The diffcore mechanism is fed a list of such comparison results
(each of which is called "filepair", although at this point each
of them talks about a single file), and transforms such a list
into another list. There are currently 5 such transformations:
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