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From: Sergey Organov <>
Cc: Junio C Hamano <>
Subject: [PATCH] glossary: improve "branch" definition
Date: Mon, 23 Nov 2020 23:05:51 +0300	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)

The old phrasing is at least questionable, if not wrong, as there are
a lot of branches out there that didn't see active development for
years, yet they are still branches, ready to become active again any

Signed-off-by: Sergey Organov <>
 Documentation/glossary-content.txt | 2 +-
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/Documentation/glossary-content.txt b/Documentation/glossary-content.txt
index 090c888335d3..8bf198e72771 100644
--- a/Documentation/glossary-content.txt
+++ b/Documentation/glossary-content.txt
@@ -18,7 +18,7 @@
 	Untyped <<def_object,object>>, e.g. the contents of a file.
-	A "branch" is an active line of development.  The most recent
+	A "branch" is a separate line of development.  The most recent
 	<<def_commit,commit>> on a branch is referred to as the tip of
 	that branch.  The tip of the branch is referenced by a branch
 	<<def_head,head>>, which moves forward as additional development

             reply	other threads:[~2020-11-23 20:06 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 8+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-11-23 20:05 Sergey Organov [this message]
2020-11-23 22:34 ` Junio C Hamano
2020-11-23 23:01   ` Sergey Organov
2020-11-23 23:26     ` Junio C Hamano
2020-11-24 22:02       ` Sergey Organov
2020-12-02 11:50       ` Sergey Organov
2020-12-02 22:55         ` Junio C Hamano
2020-12-03 13:51           ` Sergey Organov

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