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From: Denton Liu <liu.denton@gmail.com>
To: Git Mailing List <git@vger.kernel.org>
Subject: [PATCH 2/3] git-cat-file.txt: monospace args and placeholders
Date: Mon, 22 Feb 2021 22:39:07 -0800	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <1ab7ca7fc0928b40c47b53d97695ae911ba93c39.1614062288.git.liu.denton@gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <cover.1614062288.git.liu.denton@gmail.com>

In modern documentation, args and placeholders are monospaced. Format
all remaining args and placeholders as monospace.

Signed-off-by: Denton Liu <liu.denton@gmail.com>
---
 Documentation/git-cat-file.txt | 42 +++++++++++++++++-----------------
 1 file changed, 21 insertions(+), 21 deletions(-)

diff --git a/Documentation/git-cat-file.txt b/Documentation/git-cat-file.txt
index 8e192d87db..987d170506 100644
--- a/Documentation/git-cat-file.txt
+++ b/Documentation/git-cat-file.txt
@@ -35,42 +35,42 @@ OPTIONS
 
 -t::
 	Instead of the content, show the object type identified by
-	<object>.
+	`<object>`.
 
 -s::
 	Instead of the content, show the object size identified by
-	<object>.
+	`<object>`.
 
 -e::
-	Exit with zero status if <object> exists and is a valid
-	object. If <object> is of an invalid format exit with non-zero and
+	Exit with zero status if `<object>` exists and is a valid
+	object. If `<object>` is of an invalid format exit with non-zero and
 	emits an error on stderr.
 
 -p::
-	Pretty-print the contents of <object> based on its type.
+	Pretty-print the contents of `<object>` based on its type.
 
 <type>::
-	Typically this matches the real type of <object> but asking
+	Typically this matches the real type of `<object>` but asking
 	for a type that can trivially be dereferenced from the given
-	<object> is also permitted.  An example is to ask for a
-	"tree" with <object> being a commit object that contains it,
-	or to ask for a "blob" with <object> being a tag object that
+	`<object>` is also permitted.  An example is to ask for a
+	"tree" with `<object>` being a commit object that contains it,
+	or to ask for a "blob" with `<object>` being a tag object that
 	points at it.
 
 --textconv::
 	Show the content as transformed by a textconv filter. In this case,
-	<object> has to be of the form <tree-ish>:<path>, or :<path> in
+	`<object>` has to be of the form `<tree-ish>:<path>`, or `:<path>` in
 	order to apply the filter to the content recorded in the index at
-	<path>.
+	`<path>`.
 
 --filters::
 	Show the content as converted by the filters configured in
-	the current working tree for the given <path> (i.e. smudge filters,
-	end-of-line conversion, etc). In this case, <object> has to be of
-	the form <tree-ish>:<path>, or :<path>.
+	the current working tree for the given `<path>` (i.e. smudge filters,
+	end-of-line conversion, etc). In this case, `<object>` has to be of
+	the form `<tree-ish>:<path>`, or `:<path>`.
 
 --path=<path>::
-	For use with --textconv or --filters, to allow specifying an object
+	For use with `--textconv` or `--filters`, to allow specifying an object
 	name and a path separately, e.g. when it is difficult to figure out
 	the revision from which the blob came.
 
@@ -115,7 +115,7 @@ OPTIONS
 	repository.
 
 --allow-unknown-type::
-	Allow -s or -t to query broken/corrupt objects of unknown type.
+	Allow `-s` or `-t` to query broken/corrupt objects of unknown type.
 
 --follow-symlinks::
 	With --batch or --batch-check, follow symlinks inside the
@@ -175,15 +175,15 @@ respectively print:
 
 OUTPUT
 ------
-If `-t` is specified, one of the <type>.
+If `-t` is specified, one of the `<type>`.
 
-If `-s` is specified, the size of the <object> in bytes.
+If `-s` is specified, the size of the `<object>` in bytes.
 
-If `-e` is specified, no output, unless the <object> is malformed.
+If `-e` is specified, no output, unless the `<object>` is malformed.
 
-If `-p` is specified, the contents of <object> are pretty-printed.
+If `-p` is specified, the contents of `<object>` are pretty-printed.
 
-If <type> is specified, the raw (though uncompressed) contents of the <object>
+If `<type>` is specified, the raw (though uncompressed) contents of the `<object>`
 will be returned.
 
 BATCH OUTPUT
-- 
2.30.0.478.g8a0d178c01


  parent reply	other threads:[~2021-02-23  6:42 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 21+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-02-23  6:39 [PATCH 0/3] docs: misc cleanup Denton Liu
2021-02-23  6:39 ` [PATCH 1/3] i18n.txt: camel case and monospace "i18n.commitEncoding" Denton Liu
2021-02-23 19:15   ` Junio C Hamano
2021-02-23 19:26   ` [PATCH v2] " Junio C Hamano
2021-02-23 19:32     ` Eric Sunshine
2021-02-23 19:41       ` Junio C Hamano
2021-02-24 20:26         ` [PATCH v3 0/3] doc: spell configuration variable names in camelCase Junio C Hamano
2021-02-24 20:26           ` [PATCH v3 1/3] i18n.txt: camel case and monospace "i18n.commitEncoding" Junio C Hamano
2021-02-24 20:26           ` [PATCH v3 2/3] blame-options.txt: camelcase blame.blankBoundary Junio C Hamano
2021-02-24 20:26           ` [PATCH v3 3/3] index-format doc: camelCase core.excludesFile Junio C Hamano
2021-02-23  6:39 ` Denton Liu [this message]
2021-02-23  6:44   ` [PATCH 2/3] git-cat-file.txt: monospace args and placeholders Eric Sunshine
2021-02-23  6:59   ` [PATCH v1.1 2/3] git-cat-file.txt: monospace args, placeholders and filenames Denton Liu
2021-02-23  6:39 ` [PATCH 3/3] git-cat-file.txt: remove references to "sha1" Denton Liu
2021-02-23  6:48   ` Eric Sunshine
2021-02-23  7:17   ` [PATCH v2] " Denton Liu
2021-02-23  7:48     ` Junio C Hamano
2021-03-03  9:21 ` [PATCH v2 0/2] git-cat-file.txt: doc cleanup Denton Liu
2021-03-03  9:21   ` [PATCH v2 1/2] git-cat-file.txt: monospace args, placeholders and filenames Denton Liu
2021-03-03  9:21   ` [PATCH v2 2/2] git-cat-file.txt: remove references to "sha1" Denton Liu
2021-03-04  0:43   ` [PATCH v2 0/2] git-cat-file.txt: doc cleanup Junio C Hamano

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