On 25/05/14 20:37, Jeremiah Mahler wrote:
> On Sun, May 25, 2014 at 07:56:41PM +1200, Chris Packham wrote:
>> On 25/05/14 15:50, Jeremiah Mahler wrote:
>>> Some minor wording fixes in the user manual and glossary.
>>> -Eventually the developer cloned from will do additional work in her
>>> +Eventually the developer will do additional work in her cloned
>>> repository, creating new commits and advancing the branches to point
>>> at the new commits.
>> I agree that the original wording isn't clear but I'm not sure the new
>> wording is any clearer. The paragraph is trying to explain how to fetch
>> upstream changes when they happen. My initial thought was to say
>> "Eventually the developer will do additional work in the upstream
>> repository" but perhaps it is to early to start throwing around terms
>> like upstream. Perhaps just saying "her repository" would be clearest.
> The "developer cloned from will do" didn't sound right to me.
> But it sounds like my interpretation is not what you were trying to
> convey. I do like the "upstream" term, it helps describe the
> local/remote aspect.
> How about this:
> Eventually the upstream developer will do additional work in their
> repository. Creating new commits and advancing the branches to point
> at the new commits.
Sounds good to me.
> Then in the next paragraph it will discuss how to use `git fetch`
> to get these remote changes in to the local repository.
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