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From: "Martin Ågren" <>
To: Junio C Hamano <>
Cc: Andrei Rybak <>,
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Documentation: render dash correctly
Date: Mon, 23 Jan 2023 09:19:11 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <xmqqcz76qizp.fsf@gitster.g>

On Sun, 22 Jan 2023 at 23:55, Junio C Hamano <> wrote:
> Andrei Rybak <> writes:
> > Three hyphens are rendered verbatim in documentation, so "--" has to be
> > used to produce a dash.
> Sad but true.  I suspect folks with TeX background were so
> accustomed to type three dashes to obtain em dash, but with AsciiDoc
> (and asciidoctor), sadly, two dashes is a way to ask for em dash.
> The changes in your patch look all reasonable to me at the source
> level; I didn't do Documentation/doc-diff to verify, though.

doc-diff looks good.

I suspect these were identified by greping for " --- ", spaces included.
We seem to have some "---" that aren't surrounded by spaces. They're
perhaps a bit more tedious to find, but I see there are two in
gitformat-signature.txt and technical/rerere.txt. Maybe it would be
worthwhile addressing them too in this patch.


  reply	other threads:[~2023-01-23  8:19 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 7+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2023-01-22 16:56 [PATCH] Documentation: render dash correctly Andrei Rybak
2023-01-22 22:53 ` Junio C Hamano
2023-01-23  8:19   ` Martin Ågren [this message]
2023-01-23  9:01 ` [PATCH v2] " Andrei Rybak
2023-01-23 11:04   ` Martin Ågren
2023-01-23 17:39     ` Junio C Hamano
2023-01-23 18:52     ` Andrei Rybak

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