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From: Alex Henrie <alexhenrie24@gmail.com>
To: Bagas Sanjaya <bagasdotme@gmail.com>
Cc: "Git mailing list" <git@vger.kernel.org>,
	"Nguyễn Thái Ngọc Duy" <pclouds@gmail.com>,
	"Junio C Hamano" <gitster@pobox.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] fetch: improve grammar of "shallow roots" message
Date: Wed, 19 May 2021 22:02:24 -0600	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <CAMMLpeRxoakadrXUVGSkhP0K71GHXxt4sXvSKrB5rx8oFH60bw@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <626174ae-ff25-8f07-4d67-705bbe3f7d68@gmail.com>

On Wed, May 19, 2021 at 8:22 PM Bagas Sanjaya <bagasdotme@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> On 18/05/21 13.18, Alex Henrie wrote:
>
> > -                                     warning(_("reject %s because shallow roots are not allowed to be updated"),
> > +                                     warning(_("rejected %s because shallow roots are not allowed to be updated"),
>
>  From descriptive to null-subject past tense, right?

I'm not sure what the best way is to describe the grammar here. I
would say that the "ed" makes it clear that the message is a
description of what did happen rather than an imperative command
concerning what should happen.

-Alex

  reply	other threads:[~2021-05-20  4:02 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 6+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-05-18  6:18 Alex Henrie
2021-05-19  1:17 ` Junio C Hamano
2021-05-19 13:55 ` Derrick Stolee
2021-05-20  2:22 ` Bagas Sanjaya
2021-05-20  4:02   ` Alex Henrie [this message]
2021-05-20  5:03     ` Bagas Sanjaya

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