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From: Felipe Contreras <felipe.contreras@gmail.com>
To: Derrick Stolee via GitGitGadget <gitgitgadget@gmail.com>,
	git@vger.kernel.org
Cc: gitster@pobox.com, sandals@crustytoothpaste.net,
	stolee@gmail.com, jrnieder@gmail.com, emilyshaffer@google.com,
	"Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason" <avarab@gmail.com>,
	"Andrei Rybak" <rybak.a.v@gmail.com>,
	"Felipe Contreras" <felipe.contreras@gmail.com>,
	"Robert Karszniewicz" <avoidr@posteo.de>,
	"Jeff King" <peff@peff.net>,
	"Kerry, Richard" <richard.kerry@atos.net>,
	"Derrick Stolee" <derrickstolee@github.com>,
	"Derrick Stolee" <dstolee@microsoft.com>
Subject: RE: [PATCH v2 2/4] *: use singular they in comments
Date: Wed, 09 Jun 2021 10:41:45 -0500	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <60c0e1397d5dd_efb208d7@natae.notmuch> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <f611603718ab61b56ba430ece7367453161c6406.1623246879.git.gitgitgadget@gmail.com>

Derrick Stolee via GitGitGadget wrote:
> From: Derrick Stolee <dstolee@microsoft.com>
> Replace these uses with "they/them" which universally includes all
> potential readers.

Not me, and others on the mailing list who are being ignored.

I guess only some people are worthy of "inclusion".

> Helped-by: Felipe Contreras <felipe.contreras@gmail.com>
> Signed-off-by: Derrick Stolee <dstolee@microsoft.com>
> ---
>  commit.c    | 2 +-
>  config.h    | 2 +-
>  date.c      | 2 +-
>  pathspec.h  | 2 +-
>  strbuf.h    | 2 +-
>  wt-status.c | 2 +-
>  6 files changed, 6 insertions(+), 6 deletions(-)
> 
> diff --git a/commit.c b/commit.c
> index 8ea55a447fa9..143f472c0f24 100644
> --- a/commit.c
> +++ b/commit.c
> @@ -1178,7 +1178,7 @@ static void handle_signed_tag(struct commit *parent, struct commit_extra_header
>  	/*
>  	 * We could verify this signature and either omit the tag when
>  	 * it does not validate, but the integrator may not have the
> -	 * public key of the signer of the tag he is merging, while a
> +	 * public key of the signer of the tag being merged, while a

This one is OK.

>  	 * later auditor may have it while auditing, so let's not run
>  	 * verify-signed-buffer here for now...
>  	 *
> diff --git a/config.h b/config.h
> index 9038538ffdcb..7107b41a8933 100644
> --- a/config.h
> +++ b/config.h
> @@ -451,7 +451,7 @@ void git_configset_init(struct config_set *cs);
>   * Parses the file and adds the variable-value pairs to the `config_set`,
>   * dies if there is an error in parsing the file. Returns 0 on success, or
>   * -1 if the file does not exist or is inaccessible. The user has to decide
> - * if he wants to free the incomplete configset or continue using it when
> + * if they want to free the incomplete configset or continue using it when

Yet again a semantically singular antecedent.

Doesn't sound grammatically correct to me.

>   * the function returns -1.
>   */
>  int git_configset_add_file(struct config_set *cs, const char *filename);
> diff --git a/date.c b/date.c
> index f9ea807b3a9f..2da0f80b9bfa 100644
> --- a/date.c
> +++ b/date.c
> @@ -908,7 +908,7 @@ int parse_expiry_date(const char *date, timestamp_t *timestamp)
>  		/*
>  		 * We take over "now" here, which usually translates
>  		 * to the current timestamp.  This is because the user
> -		 * really means to expire everything she has done in
> +		 * really means to expire everything they have done in

Semantically singular antecedent.

>  		 * the past, and by definition reflogs are the record
>  		 * of the past, and there is nothing from the future
>  		 * to be kept.
> diff --git a/pathspec.h b/pathspec.h
> index fceebb876f7a..6e84099bea22 100644
> --- a/pathspec.h
> +++ b/pathspec.h
> @@ -108,7 +108,7 @@ struct pathspec {
>   *
>   * A similar process is applied when a new pathspec magic is added. The designer
>   * lifts the GUARD_PATHSPEC restriction in the functions that support the new
> - * magic. At the same time (s)he has to make sure this new feature will be
> + * magic. At the same time they have to make sure this new feature will be

Semantically singular antecedent.

>   * caught at parse_pathspec() in commands that cannot handle the new magic in
>   * some cases. grepping parse_pathspec() should help.
>   */
> diff --git a/strbuf.h b/strbuf.h
> index 223ee2094af8..b543e354f0ed 100644
> --- a/strbuf.h
> +++ b/strbuf.h
> @@ -338,7 +338,7 @@ const char *strbuf_join_argv(struct strbuf *buf, int argc,
>   *
>   * In order to facilitate caching and to make it possible to give
>   * parameters to the callback, `strbuf_expand()` passes a context pointer,
> - * which can be used by the programmer of the callback as she sees fit.
> + * which can be used by the programmer of the callback as they see fit.

Another semantically singular antecedent.

But this one has an easy fix:

  can be used by programmers of the callback as they see fit.

It's more weird, but at least grammatically correct.

>   */
>  typedef size_t (*expand_fn_t) (struct strbuf *sb,
>  			       const char *placeholder,
> diff --git a/wt-status.c b/wt-status.c
> index 42b673571696..bd7ef3e4fd02 100644
> --- a/wt-status.c
> +++ b/wt-status.c
> @@ -639,7 +639,7 @@ static void wt_status_collect_changes_index(struct wt_status *s)
>  		 * mode by passing a command line option we do not ignore any
>  		 * changed submodule SHA-1s when comparing index and HEAD, no
>  		 * matter what is configured. Otherwise the user won't be
> -		 * shown any submodules she manually added (and which are
> +		 * shown any submodules they manually added (and which are

Semantically singular antecedent.


So only 1 out of 6 was correct.

-- 
Felipe Contreras

  reply	other threads:[~2021-06-09 15:43 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 124+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-06-07 16:57 [PATCH 0/4] Use singular "they" when appropriate Derrick Stolee via GitGitGadget
2021-06-07 16:57 ` [PATCH 1/4] Documentation: use singular they " Derrick Stolee via GitGitGadget
2021-06-07 17:09   ` Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2021-06-07 17:32     ` Derrick Stolee
2021-06-07 17:42       ` Andrei Rybak
2021-06-07 18:21       ` Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2021-06-10  7:44     ` Johannes Schindelin
2021-06-10 14:35       ` Felipe Contreras
2021-06-07 21:36   ` Felipe Contreras
2021-06-09 18:47     ` Phillip Susi
2021-06-09 20:26       ` Felipe Contreras
2021-06-11 15:40         ` Phillip Susi
2021-06-11 17:03           ` Felipe Contreras
2021-06-10 18:30       ` Derrick Stolee
2021-06-11  0:16         ` Junio C Hamano
2021-06-11 16:00         ` Felipe Contreras
2021-06-12 14:02         ` Phillip Susi
2021-06-08  1:18   ` Junio C Hamano
2021-06-08  8:51     ` Kerry, Richard
2021-06-08 23:21       ` Junio C Hamano
2021-06-09 13:13         ` Derrick Stolee
2021-06-10  3:11         ` Junio C Hamano
2021-06-08 17:33   ` Emily Shaffer
2021-06-08 18:03     ` Felipe Contreras
2021-06-09 13:44       ` Kerry, Richard
2021-06-09 17:44         ` Felipe Contreras
2021-06-25 14:30           ` Kerry, Richard
2021-06-09  4:48     ` Junio C Hamano
2021-06-10  8:18     ` Johannes Schindelin
2021-06-10 14:42       ` Felipe Contreras
2021-06-14 22:10       ` Robert Karszniewicz
2021-06-07 16:57 ` [PATCH 2/4] *: use singular they in comments Derrick Stolee via GitGitGadget
2021-06-07 17:12   ` Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2021-06-07 17:20     ` Derrick Stolee
2021-06-10  8:20     ` Johannes Schindelin
2021-06-07 19:02   ` Junio C Hamano
2021-06-07 21:44     ` Felipe Contreras
2021-06-08 17:36   ` Emily Shaffer
2021-06-07 16:57 ` [PATCH 3/4] *: fix typos Derrick Stolee via GitGitGadget
2021-06-08 17:37   ` Emily Shaffer
2021-06-10  8:36   ` Johannes Schindelin
2021-06-10 19:53     ` Derrick Stolee
2021-06-11  9:55       ` Johannes Schindelin
2021-06-07 16:57 ` [PATCH 4/4] CodingGuidelines: recommend singular they Derrick Stolee via GitGitGadget
2021-06-07 18:31   ` Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2021-06-08  1:47     ` Felipe Contreras
2021-06-07 18:56   ` Junio C Hamano
2021-06-07 19:05     ` Derrick Stolee
2021-06-08  0:05       ` Junio C Hamano
2021-06-10 21:34       ` brian m. carlson
2021-06-10  8:39     ` Johannes Schindelin
2021-06-07 20:00   ` Felipe Contreras
2021-06-09 18:29     ` Phillip Susi
2021-06-09 20:18       ` Felipe Contreras
2021-06-07 20:20   ` Robert Karszniewicz
2021-06-07 22:18     ` Felipe Contreras
2021-06-08  7:10   ` Jeff King
2021-06-08  8:11     ` Felipe Contreras
2021-06-09 13:23       ` Derrick Stolee
2021-06-09 15:20         ` Felipe Contreras
2021-06-10 22:06     ` brian m. carlson
2021-06-11 16:11       ` Felipe Contreras
2021-06-08 17:39   ` Emily Shaffer
2021-06-09  4:44     ` Junio C Hamano
2021-06-09 13:27       ` Derrick Stolee
2021-06-07 20:10 ` [PATCH 0/4] Use singular "they" when appropriate Felipe Contreras
2021-06-09 13:54 ` [PATCH v2 " Derrick Stolee via GitGitGadget
2021-06-09 13:54   ` [PATCH v2 1/4] Documentation: use singular they " Derrick Stolee via GitGitGadget
2021-06-09 15:33     ` Felipe Contreras
2021-06-09 13:54   ` [PATCH v2 2/4] *: use singular they in comments Derrick Stolee via GitGitGadget
2021-06-09 15:41     ` Felipe Contreras [this message]
2021-06-09 13:54   ` [PATCH v2 3/4] *: fix typos Derrick Stolee via GitGitGadget
2021-06-09 13:54   ` [PATCH v2 4/4] CodingGuidelines: recommend singular they Derrick Stolee via GitGitGadget
2021-06-09 15:50     ` Felipe Contreras
2021-06-09 15:44   ` [PATCH v2 0/4] Use singular "they" when appropriate Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2021-06-09 17:22     ` Felipe Contreras
2021-06-10  2:03     ` Junio C Hamano
2021-06-10  2:28       ` Junio C Hamano
2021-06-10  3:30       ` Felipe Contreras
2021-06-10 22:32     ` brian m. carlson
2021-06-10 22:58       ` Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2021-06-11 16:32         ` Felipe Contreras
2021-06-11 17:18         ` Derrick Stolee
2021-06-11 20:38           ` Felipe Contreras
2021-06-13  7:17           ` Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2021-06-15  6:02             ` Junio C Hamano
2021-06-15 13:36               ` Derrick Stolee
2021-06-15 17:03                 ` Felipe Contreras
2021-06-14  0:47           ` Junio C Hamano
2021-06-15 14:11   ` [PATCH v3 0/4] Avoid gendered pronouns Derrick Stolee via GitGitGadget
2021-06-15 14:11     ` [PATCH v3 1/4] doc: avoid using the gender of other people Felipe Contreras via GitGitGadget
2021-06-15 14:11     ` [PATCH v3 2/4] comments: avoid using the gender of our users Felipe Contreras via GitGitGadget
2021-06-15 14:11     ` [PATCH v3 3/4] *: fix typos Derrick Stolee via GitGitGadget
2021-06-15 14:11     ` [PATCH v3 4/4] CodingGuidelines: recommend singular they Derrick Stolee via GitGitGadget
2021-06-15 16:19       ` Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2021-06-15 17:26         ` Felipe Contreras
2021-06-16  2:47         ` Junio C Hamano
2021-06-16  5:06           ` Junio C Hamano
2021-06-16  9:26             ` Bagas Sanjaya
2021-06-16 17:44             ` Derrick Stolee
2021-06-16 19:54             ` Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2021-06-16 23:22               ` Felipe Contreras
2021-06-17  0:09               ` Junio C Hamano
2021-06-17 13:22                 ` Derrick Stolee
2021-06-17 14:53                   ` Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2021-06-17 17:06                     ` Felipe Contreras
2021-06-17 15:25                   ` Felipe Contreras
2021-06-18  0:26                   ` brian m. carlson
2021-06-18 16:12                     ` Felipe Contreras
2021-06-17 15:23                 ` Felipe Contreras
2021-06-17 15:58                 ` Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2021-06-18  0:53               ` brian m. carlson
2021-06-18  7:24                 ` Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2021-06-18 16:40                   ` Felipe Contreras
2021-06-19  7:03                 ` Junio C Hamano
2021-06-28 22:32                   ` Junio C Hamano
2021-06-29  1:31                     ` Felipe Contreras
2021-06-29  1:53                     ` Derrick Stolee
2021-06-29 12:29                       ` Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2021-06-17 15:12             ` Felipe Contreras
2021-06-17 14:46           ` Felipe Contreras
2021-06-15 17:08       ` Felipe Contreras
2021-06-12  4:40 ` [PATCH 0/4] Use singular "they" when appropriate Bagas Sanjaya
2021-06-12 14:19   ` Phillip Susi

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