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From: Felipe Contreras <felipe.contreras@gmail.com>
To: "Junio C Hamano" <gitster@pobox.com>,
	"Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason" <avarab@gmail.com>
Cc: Felipe Contreras <felipe.contreras@gmail.com>, git@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: Man pages have colors? A deep dive into groff
Date: Mon, 17 May 2021 17:44:20 -0500	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <60a2f1c4cab0d_13c3702083a@natae.notmuch> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <xmqqlf8d6ty5.fsf@gitster.g>

Junio C Hamano wrote:
> Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason <avarab@gmail.com> writes:
> 
> > This looks much better.
> >
> > I wonder a good follow-up (hint, hint! :) would be to have
> > exec_man_man() and exec_man_cmd() in builtin/help.c set this depending
> > on color.ui (so we'd do it by default with "auto").
> >
> > Then e.g. "git help git" would look prettier than "man git".
> 
> As long as color.man.ui can be used to override the blanket
> color.ui, I think it is a good idea.

Why not use color.pager?

-- 
Felipe Contreras

  reply	other threads:[~2021-05-17 22:44 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 15+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-05-15 22:10 Felipe Contreras
2021-05-17 16:48 ` Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2021-05-17 19:28   ` Junio C Hamano
2021-05-17 22:44     ` Felipe Contreras [this message]
2021-05-17 22:54       ` Randall S. Becker
2021-05-17 23:33         ` Felipe Contreras
2021-05-18  1:27       ` Junio C Hamano
2021-05-18  4:27         ` Felipe Contreras
2021-05-18  7:16           ` Jeff King
2021-05-18 13:21             ` Felipe Contreras
2021-05-18 14:27             ` Junio C Hamano
2021-05-18  1:28   ` brian m. carlson
2021-05-18  2:12     ` Junio C Hamano
2021-05-18  4:35       ` Felipe Contreras
2021-05-18  4:31     ` Felipe Contreras

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