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From: Martin Ågren <martin.agren@gmail.com>
To: Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason <avarab@gmail.com>
Cc: Git Mailing List <git@vger.kernel.org>,
	Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>,
	Alexandre Julliard <julliard@winehq.org>,
	Dorab Patel <dorabpatel@gmail.com>,
	Eric Sunshine <sunshine@sunshineco.com>,
	David Kågedal <davidk@lysator.liu.se>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2] git{,-blame}.el: remove old bitrotting Emacs code
Date: Sat, 10 Mar 2018 17:50:25 +0100
Message-ID: <CAN0heSp9UMd=t2ssCa7Ln2Gtm2b=EKzyQbDEJGG4Lm5YboF8xg@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20180310123058.31211-1-avarab@gmail.com>

On 10 March 2018 at 13:30, Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason <avarab@gmail.com> wrote:
> diff --git a/contrib/emacs/README b/contrib/emacs/README
> index 82368bdbff..5a63109458 100644
> --- a/contrib/emacs/README
> +++ b/contrib/emacs/README
> @@ -1,30 +1,24 @@
> -This directory contains various modules for Emacs support.
> +This directory used to contain various modules for Emacs support.
>
> -To make the modules available to Emacs, you should add this directory
> -to your load-path, and then require the modules you want. This can be
> -done by adding to your .emacs something like this:
> +These were added shortly after Git was first released, since then

s/, since/. Since/ ?

> +Emacs's own support for Git got better than what was offered by these
> +modules, or was superseded by popular 3rd-party Git modes such as
> +Magit.

This somehow reads like "Emacs's own support ... was superseded ...".
Maybe that's what you mean, but i'm not sure. Perhaps s/, was superseded
by/. There are also/.

>  * git.el:
>
> -  Status manager that displays the state of all the files of the
> -  project, and provides easy access to the most frequently used git
> -  commands. The user interface is as far as possible compatible with
> -  the pcl-cvs mode. It can be started with `M-x git-status'.
> +  Wrapper for "git status" that provided access to other git commands.
> +
> +  Modern alternatives to this are Magit, or the VC mode that ships
> +  with Emacs.

s/, or/ and/ ? My thinking: "A and B are modern alternatives", not "A or
B are modern alternatives.".

>  * git-blame.el:
>
> -  Emacs implementation of incremental git-blame.  When you turn it on
> -  while viewing a file, the editor buffer will be updated by setting
> -  the background of individual lines to a color that reflects which
> -  commit it comes from.  And when you move around the buffer, a
> -  one-line summary will be shown in the echo area.
> +  A wrapper for "git blame" written before Emacs's own vc-annotate
> +  mode learned to invoke git-blame, which can be done via C-x v g.

Thanks for giving constructive hints. :-)

Martin

  reply index

Thread overview: 25+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2018-03-03  3:48 [PATCH] git.el: handle default excludesfile properly Dorab Patel
2018-03-03  8:42 ` Eric Sunshine
2018-03-04  1:36   ` Dorab Patel
2018-03-04  2:12     ` Eric Sunshine
2018-03-04  2:57       ` Dorab Patel
2018-03-04  4:34         ` Eric Sunshine
2018-03-05  2:36     ` Junio C Hamano
2018-03-06 11:54       ` Alexandre Julliard
2018-03-07 21:52         ` Dorab Patel
2018-03-08  9:41           ` Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2018-03-08  9:45         ` [PATCH] git{,-blame}.el: remove old bitrotting Emacs code Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2018-03-08 17:27           ` Junio C Hamano
2018-03-10 12:30             ` [PATCH v2] " Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2018-03-10 16:50               ` Martin Ågren [this message]
2018-03-13 18:40                 ` Junio C Hamano
2018-03-08 17:55           ` [PATCH] " Kyle Meyer
2018-03-06  4:38 ` [PATCH v2] git.el: handle default excludesfile properly Dorab Patel
     [not found] <EKzyQbDEJGG4Lm5YboF8xg@mail.gmail.com>
2018-03-10 18:45 ` [PATCH v3] git{,-blame}.el: remove old bitrotting Emacs code Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2018-03-13 18:53   ` [PATCH v2] " Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2018-03-13 22:14     ` Junio C Hamano
2018-03-27 16:57   ` [PATCH v3] " Jonathan Nieder
2018-04-11 20:42     ` [PATCH v4] " Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2018-04-12  2:19       ` Junio C Hamano
2018-04-12  6:52         ` Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2018-04-12  9:23           ` Junio C Hamano
2018-04-18 20:16             ` Todd Zullinger

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