-- fix typos (e.g. "show" -> "shown")
-- use "regular expression(s)" instead of "regexp" where appropriate
-- reword some sentences for easier reading
-- fix/improve some grammatical issues (e.g. comma usage)
-- add missing articles (e.g. "the")
-- change "E-mail" to "email"
Signed-off-by: Jason St. John <jstj...@purdue.edu>
I changed "E-mail" to "email" because that is clearly the dominant form:
Documentation/rev-list-options.txt | 27 ++++++++++++++-------------
1 file changed, 14 insertions(+), 13 deletions(-)
diff --git a/Documentation/rev-list-options.txt
index eb4b6bf..2991d70 100644
@@ -68,7 +68,8 @@ if it is part of the log message.
- Match the regexp limiting patterns without regard to letters case.
+ Match the regular expression limiting patterns without regard to letter
Consider the limiting patterns to be basic regular expressions;
@@ -85,7 +86,7 @@ if it is part of the log message.
pattern as a regular expression).
- Consider the limiting patterns to be Perl-compatible regexp.
+ Consider the limiting patterns to be Perl-compatible regular
Requires libpcre to be compiled in.
@@ -191,9 +192,9 @@ endif::git-rev-list
For example, if you have two branches, `A` and `B`, a usual way
to list all commits on only one side of them is with
`--left-right` (see the example below in the description of
-the `--left-right` option). It however shows the commits that were
-from the other branch (for example, ``3rd on b'' may be cherry-picked
-from branch A). With this option, such pairs of commits are
+the `--left-right` option). However, it shows the commits that were
+cherry-picked from the other branch (for example, ``3rd on b'' may be
+cherry-picked from branch A). With this option, such pairs of commits are
excluded from the output.
@@ -447,7 +448,7 @@ The effect of this is best shown by way of comparing to
-Note the major differences in `N`, `P` and `Q` over `--full-history`:
+Note the major differences in `N`, `P`, and `Q` over `--full-history`:
* `N`'s parent list had `I` removed, because it is an ancestor of the
@@ -467,7 +468,7 @@ Finally, there is a fifth simplification mode available:
Limit the displayed commits to those directly on the ancestry
chain between the ``from'' and ``to'' commits in the given commit
range. I.e. only display commits that are ancestor of the ``to''
- commit, and descendants of the ``from'' commit.
+ commit and descendants of the ``from'' commit.
As an example use case, consider the following commit history:
@@ -631,9 +632,9 @@ These options are mostly targeted for packing of Git
Only show the given commits, but do not traverse their ancestors.
This has no effect if a range is specified. If the argument
- `unsorted` is given, the commits are show in the order they were
+ `unsorted` is given, the commits are shown in the order they were
given on the command line. Otherwise (if `sorted` or no argument
- was given), the commits are show in reverse chronological order
+ was given), the commits are shown in reverse chronological order
by commit time.
@@ -656,7 +657,7 @@ include::pretty-options.txt
Only takes effect for dates shown in human-readable format, such
as when using `--pretty`. `log.date` config variable sets a default
- value for log command's `--date` option.
+ value for the log command's `--date` option.
`--date=relative` shows dates relative to the current time,
e.g. ``2 hours ago''.
@@ -666,9 +667,9 @@ e.g. ``2 hours ago''.
`--date=iso` (or `--date=iso8601`) shows timestamps in ISO 8601 format.
`--date=rfc` (or `--date=rfc2822`) shows timestamps in RFC 2822
-format, often found in E-mail messages.
+format, often found in email messages.
-`--date=short` shows only date but not time, in `YYYY-MM-DD` format.
+`--date=short` shows only the date, but not the time, in `YYYY-MM-DD` format.
`--date=raw` shows the date in the internal raw Git format `%s %z` format.
@@ -749,7 +750,7 @@ ifndef::git-rev-list
-Below are listed options that control the formatting of diff output.
+Listed below are options that control the formatting of diff output.
Some of them are specific to linkgit:git-rev-list, however other diff
options may be given. See linkgit:git-diff-files for more options.
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