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From: Felipe Contreras <felipe.contreras@gmail.com>
To: Igor Djordjevic <igor.d.djordjevic@gmail.com>,
	Felipe Contreras <felipe.contreras@gmail.com>
Cc: git@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH] help: colorize man pages
Date: Sun, 23 May 2021 09:48:40 -0500	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <60aa6b48c0623_1234e6208ac@natae.notmuch> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <6642528a-b270-5862-bfdc-7bfa22682c2f@gmail.com>

Igor Djordjevic wrote:
> 
> On 22/05/2021 23:48, Felipe Contreras wrote:
> > 
> > Language is understood bit by bit. To properly understand the sentences
> > that follow you first need to understand the sentences that preceed.
> 
> Except you can't deliberately chop and butcher mentioned sentences in 
> order to "understand" them in isolation, as the meaning is largely 
> determined by context - and yes, the following sentences as well.

Please explain the context that makes this sentense makes ense:

  It is not reasonable to allow the user to configure a text editor to
  not use color heavily.

> The NO_COLOR[1] homepage text, read in its entirety and even if not 
> perfect, seems clear enough for everyone who wants to understand it. 

Yes, it is clear: software who use colors heavily should respect
NO_COLOR.

Others on this list agree.

-- 
Felipe Contreras

  reply	other threads:[~2021-05-23 14:48 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 33+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-05-18  1:01 Felipe Contreras
2021-05-18  1:19 ` brian m. carlson
2021-05-18  3:22   ` Felipe Contreras
2021-05-18 23:49     ` brian m. carlson
2021-05-19  1:08       ` Junio C Hamano
2021-05-19  2:07         ` brian m. carlson
2021-05-19  6:09           ` Junio C Hamano
2021-05-19  8:41             ` Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2021-05-19 10:36               ` Felipe Contreras
2021-05-21  0:58               ` brian m. carlson
2021-05-21 18:09                 ` Felipe Contreras
2021-05-21 19:48                   ` Igor Djordjevic
2021-05-21 21:20                     ` Felipe Contreras
2021-05-21 22:10                       ` Igor Djordjevic
2021-05-21 23:04                         ` Felipe Contreras
2021-05-22 18:38                           ` Igor Djordjevic
2021-05-22 21:48                             ` Felipe Contreras
2021-05-23 11:25                               ` Igor Djordjevic
2021-05-23 14:48                                 ` Felipe Contreras [this message]
2021-05-21 22:47                     ` Igor Djordjevic
2021-05-21 23:32                     ` Junio C Hamano
2021-05-19  9:26       ` Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2021-05-19 10:10         ` Jeff King
2021-05-19 11:45           ` Felipe Contreras
2021-05-19 11:19         ` Felipe Contreras
2021-05-19 12:21           ` Felipe Contreras
2021-05-20  1:55         ` brian m. carlson
2021-05-20  2:23           ` Junio C Hamano
2021-05-20  3:05             ` Felipe Contreras
2021-05-20  3:28               ` Junio C Hamano
2021-05-20  3:48                 ` Felipe Contreras
2021-05-20  2:45           ` Felipe Contreras
2021-05-19 10:25       ` Felipe Contreras

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