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From: Eric Wong <e@80x24.org>
To: Kyle Meyer <kyle@kyleam.com>
Cc: meta@public-inbox.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH 2/3] doc: lei q: split =item aliases onto separate lines
Date: Thu, 29 Apr 2021 01:57:38 +0000	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20210429015738.GA30172@dcvr> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <87o8dxg97w.fsf@kyleam.com>

Kyle Meyer <kyle@kyleam.com> wrote:
> Eric Wong writes:
> 
> > It makes L</--augment> look nicer without resorting to
> > L<--augment|/-a, --augment> and similarly verbose nastiness.
> >
> > Having each option as a separate =item (with a blank line in
> > between each =item) seems to be the preferred style used within
> > Perl core documentation (I used perlrun.pod as an example),
> > so we'll follow Perl core style, here.
> 
> Okay, thanks providing a rationale for using separate lines.  I went
> with the single line style based on some combination of a subjective
> visual preference and looking at other manpages (presumably git's).

Yeah, also the existing public-inbox-* manpages were using
commas or slash; probably because I based them on git manpages :x

> > This needs to be done for other manpages, at some point...
> 
> I should be able to get to another round of lei doc updates this
> weekend.

Thanks in advance.  Also, in response to
https://public-inbox.org/meta/20210227180328.28057-1-kyle@kyleam.com/
w.r.t. lei-convert; I think it's helpful to document
since the WWW interface provides gzipped mboxrd and
IMAP|Maildir are probably the most commonly used.

  reply	other threads:[~2021-04-29  1:57 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 6+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-04-28  4:51 [PATCH 0/3] doc: lei updates around lei-q Eric Wong
2021-04-28  4:51 ` [PATCH 1/3] doc: lei: use /tmp for search results pathnames Eric Wong
2021-04-28  4:51 ` [PATCH 2/3] doc: lei q: split =item aliases onto separate lines Eric Wong
2021-04-29  1:39   ` Kyle Meyer
2021-04-29  1:57     ` Eric Wong [this message]
2021-04-28  4:51 ` [PATCH 3/3] doc: lei q: split --output and --format, note "text" Eric Wong

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