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From: Jeff King <>
To: Alex Henrie <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] gc: don't translate literal commands
Date: Tue, 20 Sep 2022 15:55:46 -0400	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <Yyoawl2UyU/> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

On Tue, Sep 20, 2022 at 01:43:56PM -0600, Alex Henrie wrote:

> > So maybe something like:
> >
> >   There are no human-readable parts of these strings; the command you
> >   type is still "git maintenance" even in other languages.
> By "placeholders" I mean "things in angle brackets", like some of the
> other usage strings in this file have. Maybe "argument placeholders"
> would be more clear. I like that term a little better than the term
> "human-readable parts" because these strings are part of the user
> interface, so humans have to read them. But I really don't care
> whether there's any explanation in the commit message at all. Junio
> could just drop the sentence altogether when he commits the patch.

Yeah. It was mostly that the term actively misled me. ;) Just the
subject (with "literal command") would probably be enough in this case.


  reply	other threads:[~2022-09-20 19:55 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 5+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2022-09-20  5:07 [PATCH] gc: don't translate literal commands Alex Henrie
2022-09-20 19:07 ` Jeff King
2022-09-20 19:43   ` Alex Henrie
2022-09-20 19:55     ` Jeff King [this message]
2022-09-21 17:35   ` Junio C Hamano

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