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From: Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>
To: git@vger.kernel.org
Subject: [PATCH v3 0/3] doc: spell configuration variable names in camelCase
Date: Wed, 24 Feb 2021 12:26:38 -0800	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20210224202641.913770-1-gitster@pobox.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <xmqqlfbe1sim.fsf@gitster.g>

I said in the first review on Denton's patch

    This obviously does not have to be part of this miniseries, but I
    wonder if we should have a list of all the configuration variables
    in one place that we can use to record the canonical spelling of
    these variables.  As

    $ git grep -h -E -i \
	    -e '^[a-z][-a-z0-9]*\.[a-z][-a-z0-9]*::' \
	    -e '^[a-z][-a-z0-9]*\.(\*|<?[a-z][-a-z0-9]*>?)\.(\*|<?[a-z][-a-z0-9]*>?)::' \
	    Documentation/config

    gives many hits with camelCased names, it might be a good place to
    start.

    Pretending that the above gives a good "canonical list" (it does not
    yet, if you look at the hits), I got curious how far we can go.

    Massaging the output from the above into config-variables.lst

    $ ... above command ... |
      sed -e 's/::$//' |
      sort -u >config-variables.lst

    and then to extract use of these tokens in the main part of the
    documentation like this:

    $ git grep -h -o -i -F -f config-variables.lst -- \
      Documentation/ ':!Documentation/RelNotes/' |
      sort -u >config-usage.lst

    gives us something we can compare with the "canonical" usage list.

    $ comm -3 config-usage.lst config-variables.lst
    blame.blankboundary
    core.excludesfile
    core.filemode
    core.gitproxy
    core.ignorestat
    core.logallrefupdates
    core.repositoryformatversion
    core.trustCtime
    http.sslverify
    http.sslversion
    i18n.commitencoding
    push.pushoption
    remote.<name>.partialCloneFilter
    remote.pushdefault
    repack.UseDeltaBaseOffset
    sendemail.aliasesfile
    showbranch.default
    transfer.hiderefs
    uploadArchive.allowUnreachable

    Some of them may be false hits, some may be showing that the copy in
    Documentation/config/ are spelled in all lowercase, but the majority
    of the hits above seem to be genuine errors similar to what you fixed
    in your patch.

    Thanks.

and as I identified a handful of low hanging fruits that way, here
are a few patches on top of his patch that started the whole thing.

I think we should make sure Documentation/config/*.txt 

 - spells all the configuration variables in the way we want to see
   them, and

 - covers all the configuration variables.

before we can proceed with more low hanging fruits with confidence,
as I do think the coverage is very good, but I know it is not 100%,
and the eventual goal should be to make sure we can teach lint-docs
to catch these before the reviewers even see them.


Denton Liu (1):
  i18n.txt: camel case and monospace "i18n.commitEncoding"

Junio C Hamano (2):
  blame-options.txt: camelcase blame.blankBoundary
  index-format doc: camelCase core.excludesFile

 Documentation/blame-options.txt          | 2 +-
 Documentation/git-am.txt                 | 2 +-
 Documentation/git-mailinfo.txt           | 4 ++--
 Documentation/i18n.txt                   | 2 +-
 Documentation/technical/index-format.txt | 4 ++--
 5 files changed, 7 insertions(+), 7 deletions(-)

-- 
2.30.1-826-g07a034c5ea


  reply	other threads:[~2021-02-24 20:28 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         ` Junio C Hamano [this message]
2021-02-24 20:26           ` [PATCH v3 1/3] " 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 ` [PATCH 2/3] git-cat-file.txt: monospace args and placeholders Denton Liu
2021-02-23  6:44   ` 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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