Phil Hord <phil.h...@gmail.com> writes:
> On Fri, May 24, 2013 at 5:37 AM, Ramkumar Ramachandra
> <artag...@gmail.com> wrote:
>> 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:
> - diffcore-break
> - diffcore-rename
> - diffcore-merge-broken
> - diffcore-pickaxe
> - diffcore-order
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