Jeff King wrote: > --- a/Documentation/git-tag.txt > +++ b/Documentation/git-tag.txt > @@ -42,6 +42,17 @@ is used to specify custom GnuPG binary. > GnuPG key for signing. The configuration variable `gpg.program` > is used to specify custom GnuPG binary. > > +Tag objects (created with `-a`, `s`, or `-u`) are called "annotated" > +tags; they contain a creation date, the tagger name and e-mail, a > +tagging message, and an optional GnuPG signature. Whereas a > +"lightweight" tag is simply a name for an object (usually a commit > +object). > + > +Annotated tags are meant for release while lightweight tags are meant > +for private or temporary object labels. For this reason, some git > +commands for naming objects (like `git describe`) will ignore > +lightweight tags by default.
Very readable, and I think this is a good start. Reviewed-by: Jonathan Nieder <jrnie...@gmail.com> Eventually the description section should probably be tweaked to start by explaining what the command is actually for. ;-) -- 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