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From: Kaartic Sivaraam <kaartic.sivaraam@gmail.com>
To: Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>, Stefan Beller <sbeller@google.com>
Cc: Git mailing list <git@vger.kernel.org>,
	Eric Sunshine <sunshine@sunshineco.com>,
	Jon Forrest <nobozo@gmail.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v3 0/2] Doc/submodules: a few updates
Date: Wed, 17 Jan 2018 08:15:39 +0530
Message-ID: <699d15e0-c178-1a5a-13b3-c34c6764a9a3@gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <xmqqzi5dtvvg.fsf@gitster.mtv.corp.google.com>

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On Wednesday 17 January 2018 01:32 AM, Junio C Hamano wrote:
> I had a few "Huh?"
> moments while reading the resulting text, but nothing show-stopping.
> 

It always happens when there are people around who are trying to be over
careful :)

Anyways, it's only now that I remember that I've missed a change that I
thought of doing. The change is about clarifying what a "de-initialized"
submodule means and what an "inactive" submodule means and how they work
together (IIUC, a submodule has not active flag when its deinitialized).
I foresee people confusing 'init' and 'active'. So, I thought the
documentation should be helpful enough in that aspect.
Documenation/gitsubmodules doesn't seem to be talking much about 'init'.
(It talks about 'active' a lot after these patches :)

Now I think it's better to do that as separate change and move this
forward as I don't want to make this clumsy anymore. Please let me know,
if I'm over thinking things again. :)

-- 
Kaartic


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Thread overview: 44+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2018-01-06 18:46 [PATCH 0/8] " 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     ` [PATCH v3 2/2] Doc/git-submodule: improve readability and grammar of a sentence Kaartic Sivaraam
2018-01-16 20:02     ` [PATCH v3 0/2] Doc/submodules: a few updates Junio C Hamano
2018-01-17  2:45       ` Kaartic Sivaraam [this message]

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