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From: Felipe Contreras <felipe.contreras@gmail.com>
To: Jeff King <peff@peff.net>,
	"brian m. carlson" <sandals@crustytoothpaste.net>
Cc: git@vger.kernel.org,
	"Felipe Contreras" <felipe.contreras@gmail.com>,
	"Martin Ågren" <martin.agren@gmail.com>,
	"Bagas Sanjaya" <bagasdotme@gmail.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 1/2] doc: add an option to have Asciidoctor build man pages directly
Date: Wed, 12 May 2021 14:29:57 -0500	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <609c2cb5a88ba_71bd1208b3@natae.notmuch> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <YJt81neO7zsGz2ah@coredump.intra.peff.net>

Jeff King wrote:
> We seem to have a problem with some escape codes. E.g.:
> 
>   -           of nothing). The other file, git-add--interactive.perl, has 403
>   -           lines added and 35 lines deleted if you commit what is in the
>   -           index, but working tree file has further modifications (one
>   +           of nothing). The other file, git-add&#x2d;&#x2d;interactive.perl,
>   +           has 403 lines added and 35 lines deleted if you commit what is in
>   +           the index, but working tree file has further modifications (one
> 
> and:
> 
>   -           Added content is represented by lines beginning with "+". You can
>   -           prevent staging any addition lines by deleting them.
>   +           Added content is represented by lines beginning with "&#43;". You
>   +           can prevent staging any addition lines by deleting them.
> 
> which is a pretty bad regression.

Is it? At leat in my system both are rendered correctly.

> The trailer misses the version field:
> 
>   -Git omitted                       1970-01-01                        GIT-ADD(1)
>   +Git                               1970-01-01                        GIT-ADD(1)
> 
> The "omitted" is part of doc-diff's attempt to reduce noise in the
> diff. But you can see that it's missing entirely in the direct version.

This is indeed a limitation of asciidoctor: manversion is ignored.

I have a fix for that. I'll send it to the asciidoctor project.

> There are lots of whitespace changes for lists. They mostly seem fine
> either way. It also formats numbered lists differently:
> 
>   -            1. Delete the remote-tracking branches "todo", "html" and
>   +           (1) Delete the remote-tracking branches "todo", "html" and
>                   "man". The next fetch or pull will create them again
>                   unless you configure them not to. See git-fetch(1).
>   -            2. Delete the "test" branch even if the "master" branch (or
>   +           (2) Delete the "test" branch even if the "master" branch (or
>                   whichever branch is currently checked out) does not have
>                   all commits from the test branch.
> 
> I prefer the original, but could live with the latter (IIRC, this is
> something that can be configured via asciidoctor, but I didn't dig).

It is not a numbered list, it is a reference. I actually prefer the (n)
version.

> Links are a bit harder to read. E.g.:
> 
>    SEE ALSO
>           git-check-ref-format(1), git-fetch(1), git-remote(1), “Understanding
>   -       history: What is a branch?”[1] in the Git User’s Manual.
>   +       history: What is <user-manual.html#what-is-a-branch> a branch?”" in the
>   +       Git User’s Manual.

That indeed looks weird. I'm not exactly sure how to fix that properly.

-- 
Felipe Contreras

  reply	other threads:[~2021-05-12 20:36 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 45+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-05-11 22:27 [PATCH] doc: use asciidoctor to " Felipe Contreras
2021-05-11 23:26 ` brian m. carlson
2021-05-12  0:58   ` Felipe Contreras
2021-05-12  2:11     ` [PATCH 1/2] doc: add an option to have Asciidoctor " brian m. carlson
2021-05-12  2:11       ` [PATCH 2/2] doc: remove GNU_ROFF option brian m. carlson
2021-05-12  2:18         ` Eric Sunshine
2021-05-12  2:28           ` brian m. carlson
2021-05-12  4:45         ` Felipe Contreras
2021-05-14  0:11           ` brian m. carlson
2021-05-15 13:30             ` Felipe Contreras
2021-05-13 13:11         ` Martin Ågren
2021-05-12  2:48       ` [PATCH 1/2] doc: add an option to have Asciidoctor build man pages directly Bagas Sanjaya
2021-05-12  5:03         ` Felipe Contreras
2021-05-13 23:24         ` brian m. carlson
2021-05-14 12:58           ` Felipe Contreras
2021-05-15 13:25           ` Felipe Contreras
2021-05-12  4:41       ` Felipe Contreras
2021-05-13 23:38         ` brian m. carlson
2021-05-14 19:02           ` Felipe Contreras
2021-05-12  4:43       ` Bagas Sanjaya
2021-05-13 23:54         ` brian m. carlson
2021-05-12  6:22       ` Jeff King
2021-05-12  6:30         ` Jeff King
2021-05-12  6:59           ` Jeff King
2021-05-12 19:29             ` Felipe Contreras [this message]
2021-05-13 17:30             ` Martin Ågren
2021-05-13 22:37               ` Felipe Contreras
2021-05-12 19:53           ` Eric Sunshine
2021-05-12 22:37             ` Jeff King
2021-05-14 15:34           ` Martin Ågren
2021-05-14  0:31     ` [PATCH v2 0/2] Asciidoctor native manpage builds brian m. carlson
2021-05-14  0:31       ` [PATCH v2 1/2] doc: add an option to have Asciidoctor build man pages directly brian m. carlson
2021-05-14  3:58         ` Junio C Hamano
2021-05-14  5:27           ` Jeff King
2021-05-14 20:00             ` Felipe Contreras
2021-05-14 19:55           ` brian m. carlson
2021-05-14 20:52             ` Felipe Contreras
2021-05-14 19:57           ` Felipe Contreras
2021-05-14 19:53         ` Felipe Contreras
2021-05-14 20:17           ` brian m. carlson
2021-05-14 23:31             ` Felipe Contreras
2021-05-14  0:31       ` [PATCH v2 2/2] doc: remove GNU_ROFF option brian m. carlson
2021-05-14 19:07       ` [PATCH v2 0/2] Asciidoctor native manpage builds Felipe Contreras
2021-05-14 20:00         ` brian m. carlson
2021-05-14 21:21           ` Felipe Contreras

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