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From: Junio C Hamano <>
To: Andrei Rybak <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Documentation: render dash correctly
Date: Sun, 22 Jan 2023 14:53:14 -0800	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <xmqqcz76qizp.fsf@gitster.g> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <> (Andrei Rybak's message of "Sun, 22 Jan 2023 17:56:28 +0100")

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.


  reply	other threads:[~2023-01-22 22:53 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 [this message]
2023-01-23  8:19   ` Martin Ågren
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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