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From: Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>
To: "Bradley M. Kuhn" <bkuhn@sfconservancy.org>
Cc: git@vger.kernel.org, "Theodore Y. Ts'o" <tytso@mit.edu>,
	Taylor Blau <me@ttaylorr.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v3 4/4] Documentation: stylistically normalize references to Signed-off-by:
Date: Tue, 20 Oct 2020 11:52:46 -0700
Message-ID: <xmqq8sc0d91d.fsf@gitster.c.googlers.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <448b9d464eafdb0ee8faa8cd41ee08f844e27701.1603155607.git.bkuhn@sfconservancy.org> (Bradley M. Kuhn's message of "Mon, 19 Oct 2020 18:03:55 -0700")

"Bradley M. Kuhn" <bkuhn@sfconservancy.org> writes:

> Ted reported an old typo in the git-commit.txt and merge-options.txt.
> Namely, the phrase "Signed-off-by line" was used without either a
> definite nor indefinite article.
>
> Upon examination, it seems that the documentation (including items in
> Documentation/, but also option help strings) have been quite
> inconsistent on usage when referring to `Signed-off-by`.

Thanks.  This must have been a lot of proofreading ;-)

It seems the patches [1-3/4] are identical to what has been queued
in 'seen', which is a good sign.  There was a reversion of a typofix
in the log message of one of them, though.

> diff --git a/Documentation/git-send-email.txt b/Documentation/git-send-email.txt
> index 0a69810147..b7bbbeadef 100644
> --- a/Documentation/git-send-email.txt
> +++ b/Documentation/git-send-email.txt
> @@ -313,7 +313,7 @@ Automating
>  	the value of `sendemail.identity`.
>  
>  --[no-]signed-off-by-cc::
> -	If this is set, add emails found in Signed-off-by: or Cc: lines to the
> +	If this is set, add emails found in the `Signed-off-by` trailer or Cc: lines to the
>  	cc list. Default is the value of `sendemail.signedoffbycc` configuration
>  	value; if that is unspecified, default to --signed-off-by-cc.
>  
> @@ -340,7 +340,7 @@ Automating
>    except for self (use 'self' for that).
>  - 'bodycc' will avoid including anyone mentioned in Cc lines in the
>    patch body (commit message) except for self (use 'self' for that).
> -- 'sob' will avoid including anyone mentioned in Signed-off-by lines except
>
> +- 'sob' will avoid including anyone mentioned in the Signed-off-by trailers except
>    for self (use 'self' for that).
>  - 'misc-by' will avoid including anyone mentioned in Acked-by,
>    Reviewed-by, Tested-by and other "-by" lines in the patch body,
>
> diff --git a/Documentation/git-svn.txt b/Documentation/git-svn.txt

Did you hand edit the second hunk starting at line 340 to
git-send-email.txt?  I've fixed it up manually, so no need to
resend.

Thanks.

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Thread overview: 40+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-10-15 21:59 [PATCH 0/1] Clarify and expand description of --signoff Bradley M. Kuhn
2020-10-15 21:59 ` [PATCH 1/1] Documentation: " Bradley M. Kuhn
2020-10-16  0:46   ` Jeff King
2020-10-18 15:13   ` Theodore Y. Ts'o
2020-10-16  1:49 ` [PATCH 0/1] " Philippe Blain
2020-10-16  1:54   ` Junio C Hamano
2020-10-16  1:59     ` Jeff King
2020-10-16  2:30       ` Junio C Hamano
2020-10-16 19:53         ` Junio C Hamano
2020-10-16 20:11           ` Jeff King
2020-10-17  3:00             ` Bradley M. Kuhn
2020-10-18 19:08             ` Junio C Hamano
2020-10-19 15:53               ` Theodore Y. Ts'o
2020-10-19 18:26                 ` Junio C Hamano
2020-10-19 21:25                   ` [PATCH v2 0/3] clarify and expand description of --signoff & related fixes Bradley M. Kuhn
2020-10-19 21:25                     ` [PATCH v2 1/3] Documentation: clarify and expand description of --signoff Bradley M. Kuhn
2020-10-19 21:25                     ` [PATCH v2 2/3] Documentation: stylistically normalize references to Signed-off-by: Bradley M. Kuhn
2020-10-19 22:02                       ` Taylor Blau
2020-10-19 22:17                         ` Junio C Hamano
2020-10-20  2:31                           ` Taylor Blau
2020-10-20  1:03                         ` [PATCH v3 0/4] clarify meaning of --signoff & related doc improvements in describing Signed-off-by Bradley M. Kuhn
2020-10-20  1:03                           ` [PATCH v3 1/4] doc: preparatory clean-up of description on the sign-off option Bradley M. Kuhn
2020-10-20  1:03                           ` [PATCH v3 2/4] Documentation: clarify and expand description of --signoff Bradley M. Kuhn
2020-10-20 21:44                             ` Bradley M. Kuhn
2020-10-20 21:48                               ` Taylor Blau
2020-10-20  1:03                           ` [PATCH v3 3/4] SubmittingPatches: clarify DCO is our --signoff rule Bradley M. Kuhn
2020-10-20  1:03                           ` [PATCH v3 4/4] Documentation: stylistically normalize references to Signed-off-by: Bradley M. Kuhn
2020-10-20 18:52                             ` Junio C Hamano [this message]
2020-10-20 21:33                               ` Bradley M. Kuhn
2020-10-20  2:34                           ` [PATCH v3 0/4] clarify meaning of --signoff & related doc improvements in describing Signed-off-by Taylor Blau
2020-10-20 21:28                             ` Bradley M. Kuhn
2020-10-20 21:48                               ` Taylor Blau
2020-10-20 22:06                               ` Junio C Hamano
2020-10-20 23:02                                 ` Bradley M. Kuhn
2020-10-19 21:25                     ` [PATCH v2 3/3] SubmittingPatches: clarify DCO is our --signoff rule Bradley M. Kuhn
2020-10-18 19:49 [PATCH v2 0/3] Claryfing the meaning of the sign-off Junio C Hamano
2020-10-18 19:49 ` [PATCH v2 1/3] doc: preparatory clean-up of description on the sign-off option Junio C Hamano
2020-10-18 19:49 ` [PATCH v2 2/3] Documentation: clarify and expand description of --signoff Junio C Hamano
2020-10-18 19:49 ` [PATCH v2 3/3] SubmittingPatches: clarify DCO is our --signoff rule Junio C Hamano
2020-10-18 23:31 ` [PATCH v2 0/3] Claryfing the meaning of the sign-off Taylor Blau

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