Richard Hansen <rhan...@bbn.com> writes:
> On 2014-05-19 19:46, Junio C Hamano wrote:
>> "Jason St. John" <jstj...@purdue.edu> writes:
>>> @@ -53,7 +53,7 @@ Updates since v1.9 series
>>> UI, Workflows & Features
>>> * The "multi-mail" post-receive hook (in contrib/) has been updated
>>> - to a more recent version from the upstream.
>>> + to a more recent version from upstream.
>> Hmph, I have only one multi-mail upstream; shouldn't I call it "the"
>> upstream from my point of view?
> Plain "upstream" (without "the") is correct because it's an adverb, not
> a noun. (Alternatively, this could be written "from the upstream
> repository" or "from the upstream project".)
OK; I was trying to use "upstream" as a noun.
>>> @@ -217,7 +218,7 @@ notes for details).
>>> * "git diff --no-index -Mq a b" fell into an infinite loop.
>>> (merge ad1c3fb jc/fix-diff-no-index-diff-opt-parse later to maint).
>>> - * "git fetch --prune", when the right-hand-side of multiple fetch
>>> + * "git fetch --prune", when the right-hand side of multiple fetch
>>> refspecs overlap (e.g. storing "refs/heads/*" to
>> Hmph, I read this as a "right-hand", a multi-word adjective, is used
>> to describe one "side" (the other side being the "left-hand side").
>> Otherwise, you would be writing command-line-option, no?
> Are you reading the diff backwards? (The second hyphen is being
> removed, not added.)
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