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From: Junio C Hamano <>
To: Jonathan Tan <>
Subject: Re: [WIP RFC 1/5] Documentation: order protocol v2 sections
Date: Sun, 09 Dec 2018 09:15:35 +0900
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

Jonathan Tan <> writes:

>> > The git command line expects Git servers to follow a specific order of
>> "Command line"?  It sounds like you are talking about the order of
>> command line arguments and options, but apparently that is not what
>> you are doing.  Is it "The git over-the-wire protocol"?
> I meant to say the current Git implementation, as opposed to what is
> written in the specification. I'll replace it with "The current C Git
> implementation".

Yeah, that would avoid confusing future readers; sounds good.

>> Earlier, we said that shallow-info is not given when packfile is not
>> there.  That is captured in the updated EBNF above.  We don't have a
>> corresponding removal of a bullet point for wanted-refs section below
>> but probably that is because the original did not have corresponding
>> bullet point to begin with.
> That's because the corresponding bullet point had other information.
> Quoted in full below:
>> 	* This section is only included if the client has requested a
>> 	  ref using a 'want-ref' line and if a packfile section is also
>> 	  included in the response.
> I could reword it to "If a packfile section is included in the response,
> this section is only included if the client has requested a ref using a
> 'want-ref' line", but I don't think that is significantly clearer.

I don't either.  I didn't mean to suggest to change anything in this
part.  I was just giving an observation---two parallel things do not
get updates in tandem, and that is because they were not described
the same way to begin with, which was a good enough explanation.

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Thread overview: 28+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2018-12-03 23:37 [WIP RFC 0/5] Design for offloading part of packfile response to CDN Jonathan Tan
2018-12-03 23:37 ` [WIP RFC 1/5] Documentation: order protocol v2 sections Jonathan Tan
2018-12-05  4:10   ` Junio C Hamano
2018-12-06 22:54     ` Jonathan Tan
2018-12-09  0:15       ` Junio C Hamano [this message]
2018-12-03 23:37 ` [WIP RFC 2/5] Documentation: add Packfile URIs design doc Jonathan Tan
2018-12-04  0:21   ` Stefan Beller
2018-12-04  1:54   ` brian m. carlson
2018-12-04 19:29     ` Jonathan Tan
2019-02-19 13:22       ` Christian Couder
2019-02-19 20:10         ` Jonathan Tan
2019-02-19 13:44     ` Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2019-02-21  1:09       ` brian m. carlson
2018-12-05  5:02   ` Junio C Hamano
2018-12-05  5:55     ` Junio C Hamano
2018-12-06 23:16     ` Jonathan Tan
2019-02-19 14:28   ` Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2019-02-19 22:06     ` Jonathan Tan
2018-12-03 23:37 ` [WIP RFC 3/5] upload-pack: refactor reading of pack-objects out Jonathan Tan
2018-12-04  0:30   ` Stefan Beller
2018-12-05  6:30   ` Junio C Hamano
2018-12-03 23:37 ` [WIP RFC 4/5] upload-pack: refactor writing of "packfile" line Jonathan Tan
2018-12-06  6:35   ` Junio C Hamano
2018-12-06 23:25     ` Jonathan Tan
2018-12-07  0:22       ` Junio C Hamano
2018-12-03 23:37 ` [WIP RFC 5/5] upload-pack: send part of packfile response as uri Jonathan Tan
2018-12-04 20:09   ` Stefan Beller
2018-12-04  0:01 ` [WIP RFC 0/5] Design for offloading part of packfile response to CDN Stefan Beller

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