"the option is optional" was confusing as it is not the option but its argument which is optional.
Signed-off-by: Nicolas Vigier <bo...@mars-attacks.org> --- Documentation/git-rev-parse.txt | 5 +++-- 1 file changed, 3 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-) diff --git a/Documentation/git-rev-parse.txt b/Documentation/git-rev-parse.txt index 2b126c0..7ec9221 100644 --- a/Documentation/git-rev-parse.txt +++ b/Documentation/git-rev-parse.txt @@ -259,9 +259,10 @@ Each line of options has this format: `<flags>`:: `<flags>` are of `*`, `=`, `?` or `!`. - * Use `=` if the option takes an argument. + * Use `=` if the option requires an argument. - * Use `?` to mean that the option is optional (though its use is discouraged). + * Use `?` if the option takes an optional argument (though its use is + discouraged). * Use `*` to mean that this option should not be listed in the usage generated for the `-h` argument. It's shown for `--help-all` as -- 1.8.4 -- 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