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From: Han-Wen Nienhuys <>
To: Junio C Hamano <>
Cc: Eric Sunshine <>,
	Jonathan Nieder <>, git <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v5 2/2] sideband: highlight keywords in remote sideband output
Date: Mon, 6 Aug 2018 19:46:32 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

On Mon, Aug 6, 2018 at 7:21 PM Junio C Hamano <> wrote:
> > +     If set, keywords at the start of the line are highlighted. The
> > +     keywords are "error", "warning", "hint" and "success", and are
> > +     matched case-insensitively. Maybe set to `always`, `false` (or
> > +     `never`) or `auto` (or `true`). If unset, then the value of
> > +     `color.ui` is used (`auto` by default).
> Reads much better.
> I am still trying to find a concise way to help readers who saw a
> line that begins with "Warnings: foo bar bla" and accept that it is
> OK the early 7 chars are not painted.  "... case-insensitively and
> honoring word boundary" is the best I came up so far, but  I am
> afraid that is adding more words without hinting what I want to convey
> strongly enough, so I am not going to suggest that (at least not yet).

what do you think of the idea of requiring a colon explicitly? That
would avoid spurious highlighting in case a keyword happens to be
wrapped onto a line start.


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      parent reply	other threads:[~2018-08-06 17:46 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 9+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2018-08-06 14:33 [PATCH v5 0/2] sideband: highlight keywords in remote sideband output Han-Wen Nienhuys
2018-08-06 14:33 ` [PATCH v5 1/2] config: document git config getter return value Han-Wen Nienhuys
2018-08-06 16:32   ` Junio C Hamano
2018-08-06 16:40     ` Han-Wen Nienhuys
2018-08-06 14:33 ` [PATCH v5 2/2] sideband: highlight keywords in remote sideband output Han-Wen Nienhuys
2018-08-06 17:21   ` Junio C Hamano
2018-08-06 17:42     ` Han-Wen Nienhuys
2018-08-06 17:51       ` Junio C Hamano
2018-08-06 17:46     ` Han-Wen Nienhuys [this message]

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