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From: Kaartic Sivaraam <kaartic.sivaraam@gmail.com>
To: Git mailing list <git@vger.kernel.org>,
	Stefan Beller <sbeller@google.com>
Cc: Eric Sunshine <sunshine@sunshineco.com>, Jon Forrest <nobozo@gmail.com>
Subject: [PATCH v3 2/2] Doc/git-submodule: improve readability and grammar of a sentence
Date: Sun, 14 Jan 2018 23:07:37 +0530
Message-ID: <20180114173737.13012-3-kaartic.sivaraam@gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20180114173737.13012-1-kaartic.sivaraam@gmail.com>

While at it, correctly quote important words.

Signed-off-by: Kaartic Sivaraam <kaartic.sivaraam@gmail.com>
---
 Documentation/git-submodule.txt | 16 ++++++++--------
 1 file changed, 8 insertions(+), 8 deletions(-)

diff --git a/Documentation/git-submodule.txt b/Documentation/git-submodule.txt
index ff612001d..71c5618e8 100644
--- a/Documentation/git-submodule.txt
+++ b/Documentation/git-submodule.txt
@@ -70,8 +70,8 @@ status [--cached] [--recursive] [--] [<path>...]::
 	Show the status of the submodules. This will print the SHA-1 of the
 	currently checked out commit for each submodule, along with the
 	submodule path and the output of 'git describe' for the
-	SHA-1. Each SHA-1 will be prefixed with `-` if the submodule is not
-	initialized, `+` if the currently checked out submodule commit
+	SHA-1. Each SHA-1 will possibly be prefixed with `-` if the submodule is
+	not initialized, `+` if the currently checked out submodule commit
 	does not match the SHA-1 found in the index of the containing
 	repository and `U` if the submodule has merge conflicts.
 +
@@ -132,15 +132,15 @@ expects by cloning missing submodules and updating the working tree of
 the submodules. The "updating" can be done in several ways depending
 on command line options and the value of `submodule.<name>.update`
 configuration variable. The command line option takes precedence over
-the configuration variable. if neither is given, a checkout is performed.
-update procedures supported both from the command line as well as setting
-`submodule.<name>.update`:
+the configuration variable. If neither is given, a 'checkout' is performed.
+The 'update' procedures supported both from the command line as well as
+through the `submodule.<name>.update` configuration are:
 
 	checkout;; the commit recorded in the superproject will be
 	    checked out in the submodule on a detached HEAD.
 +
 If `--force` is specified, the submodule will be checked out (using
-`git checkout --force` if appropriate), even if the commit specified
+`git checkout --force`), even if the commit specified
 in the index of the containing repository already matches the commit
 checked out in the submodule.
 
@@ -150,8 +150,8 @@ checked out in the submodule.
 	merge;; the commit recorded in the superproject will be merged
 	    into the current branch in the submodule.
 
-The following procedures are only available via the `submodule.<name>.update`
-configuration variable:
+The following 'update' procedures are only available via the
+`submodule.<name>.update` configuration variable:
 
 	custom command;; arbitrary shell command that takes a single
 	    argument (the sha1 of the commit recorded in the
-- 
2.16.0.rc1.281.g969645f98


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Thread overview: 44+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2018-01-06 18:46 [PATCH 0/8] Doc/submodules: a few updates Kaartic Sivaraam
2018-01-06 18:46 ` [PATCH 1/8] Doc/gitsubmodules: split a sentence for better readability Kaartic Sivaraam
2018-01-07  0:29   ` Eric Sunshine
2018-01-08 18:33     ` Stefan Beller
2018-01-06 18:46 ` [PATCH 2/8] Doc/gitsubmodules: clearly specify advantage of submodule Kaartic Sivaraam
2018-01-08 18:36   ` Stefan Beller
2018-01-09 15:58     ` Kaartic Sivaraam
2018-01-06 18:46 ` [PATCH 3/8] Doc/gitsubmodules: specify how submodules help in reduced size Kaartic Sivaraam
2018-01-07  0:31   ` Eric Sunshine
2018-01-08 18:38   ` Stefan Beller
2018-01-09 16:01     ` Kaartic Sivaraam
2018-01-09 19:01       ` Stefan Beller
2018-01-09 19:30         ` Kaartic Sivaraam
2018-01-06 18:46 ` [PATCH 4/8] Doc/gitsubmodules: avoid abbreviations Kaartic Sivaraam
2018-01-07  0:36   ` Eric Sunshine
2018-01-08 18:45   ` Stefan Beller
2018-01-09 16:06     ` Kaartic Sivaraam
2018-01-09 19:26       ` Stefan Beller
2018-01-09 19:32         ` Kaartic Sivaraam
2018-01-06 18:46 ` [PATCH 5/8] Doc/gitsubmodules: use "Git directory" consistently Kaartic Sivaraam
2018-01-07  0:39   ` Eric Sunshine
2018-01-08 18:45     ` Stefan Beller
2018-01-06 18:46 ` [PATCH 6/8] Doc/gitsubmodules: improve readability of certain lines Kaartic Sivaraam
2018-01-07  0:44   ` Eric Sunshine
2018-01-08 18:49   ` Stefan Beller
2018-01-09 16:37     ` Kaartic Sivaraam
2018-01-09 19:31       ` Stefan Beller
2018-01-09 19:57         ` Kaartic Sivaraam
2018-01-06 18:46 ` [PATCH 7/8] Doc/git-submodule: improve readability and grammar of a sentence Kaartic Sivaraam
2018-01-08 18:57   ` Stefan Beller
2018-01-06 18:46 ` [PATCH 8/8] Doc/git-submodule: correctly quote important words Kaartic Sivaraam
2018-01-08 19:08 ` [PATCH 0/8] Doc/submodules: a few updates Stefan Beller
2018-01-09 17:06   ` Kaartic Sivaraam
2018-01-09 18:50     ` Stefan Beller
2018-01-10  6:49 ` [PATCH v2 0/2] " Kaartic Sivaraam
2018-01-10  6:49   ` [PATCH v2 1/2] Doc/gitsubmodules: make some changes to improve readability and syntax Kaartic Sivaraam
2018-01-10 20:49     ` Stefan Beller
2018-01-10  6:49   ` [PATCH v2 2/2] Doc/git-submodule: improve readability and grammar of a sentence Kaartic Sivaraam
2018-01-14 17:37   ` [PATCH v3 0/2] Doc/submodules: a few updates Kaartic Sivaraam
2018-01-14 17:37     ` [PATCH v3 1/2] Doc/gitsubmodules: make some changes to improve readability and syntax Kaartic Sivaraam
2018-01-16 20:03       ` Stefan Beller
2018-01-14 17:37     ` Kaartic Sivaraam [this message]
2018-01-16 20:02     ` [PATCH v3 0/2] Doc/submodules: a few updates Junio C Hamano
2018-01-17  2:45       ` Kaartic Sivaraam

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