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Re: [PATCH 1/3] checkout: describe_detached_head: remove 3dots after committish




Ann T Ropea <bedhanger@xxxxxx> writes:

> This could be confusing not only for novices; in either case, no range
> should be insinuated by describe_detached_head.

We actually do not insinuate any range in these output.  These dots
denote "truncated at the end, instead of giving full length."

Another place these "many dots" appear is "git diff --raw", for
example.