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From: Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>
To: Martin Ågren <martin.agren@gmail.com>
Cc: git@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH 1/3] git-shortlog.txt: reorder usages
Date: Tue, 13 Mar 2018 12:19:25 -0700
Message-ID: <xmqq37133hs2.fsf@gitster-ct.c.googlers.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <3d4119e89c8d7c1936c29cc68d7c3dcfed8a96f9.1520680894.git.martin.agren@gmail.com>

Martin Ågren <martin.agren@gmail.com> writes:

> The first usage we give is the original one where, e.g., `git log` is
> piped through `git shortlog`. The description that follows reads the
> other way round, by first focusing on the general behavior, then ending
> with the behavior when reading from stdin.
> ...

The result looks a lot more useful than without the patch.  I think
the current ordering is merely a historical accident made in 2006.

Will queue; thanks.

> diff --git a/Documentation/git-shortlog.txt b/Documentation/git-shortlog.txt
> index ee6c5476c..5e35ea18a 100644
> --- a/Documentation/git-shortlog.txt
> +++ b/Documentation/git-shortlog.txt
> @@ -8,8 +8,8 @@ git-shortlog - Summarize 'git log' output
>  SYNOPSIS
>  --------
>  [verse]
> -git log --pretty=short | 'git shortlog' [<options>]
>  'git shortlog' [<options>] [<revision range>] [[\--] <path>...]
> +git log --pretty=short | 'git shortlog' [<options>]
>  
>  DESCRIPTION
>  -----------

  reply index

Thread overview: 24+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2018-03-10 11:52 [PATCH 0/3] shortlog: do not accept revisions when run outside repo Martin Ågren
2018-03-10 11:52 ` [PATCH 1/3] git-shortlog.txt: reorder usages Martin Ågren
2018-03-13 19:19   ` Junio C Hamano [this message]
2018-03-10 11:52 ` [PATCH 2/3] shortlog: add usage-string for stdin-reading Martin Ågren
2018-03-10 11:52 ` [PATCH 3/3] shortlog: do not accept revisions when run outside repo Martin Ågren
2018-03-13 19:56   ` Jonathan Nieder
2018-03-13 20:47     ` Martin Ågren
2018-03-13 21:36       ` Jonathan Nieder
2018-03-13 21:46   ` Junio C Hamano
2018-03-14  5:06     ` Martin Ågren
2018-03-14 21:34 ` [PATCH v2 0/3] shortlog: disallow left-over arguments " Martin Ågren
2018-03-14 21:34   ` [PATCH v2 1/3] git-shortlog.txt: reorder usages Martin Ågren
2018-03-14 21:34   ` [PATCH v2 2/3] shortlog: add usage-string for stdin-reading Martin Ågren
2018-03-14 21:34   ` [PATCH v2 3/3] shortlog: disallow left-over arguments outside repo Martin Ågren
2018-03-28  8:48 ` [PATCH 0/3] shortlog: do not accept revisions when run " Jeff King
2018-03-28 12:24   ` Martin Ågren
2018-04-17 19:15     ` [PATCH 0/4] doc: cleaning up instances of \-- Martin Ågren
2018-04-17 19:15       ` [PATCH 1/4] doc: convert \--option to --option Martin Ågren
2018-04-17 19:15       ` [PATCH 2/4] doc: convert [\--] to [--] Martin Ågren
2018-04-17 19:15       ` [PATCH 3/4] git-[short]log.txt: unify quoted standalone -- Martin Ågren
2018-04-17 19:15       ` [PATCH 4/4] git-submodule.txt: quote usage in monospace, drop backslash Martin Ågren
2018-04-18  4:24       ` [PATCH 0/4] doc: cleaning up instances of \-- Junio C Hamano
2018-05-10  7:11         ` Jeff King
2018-04-19  1:25       ` brian m. carlson

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