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Re: [ANNOUNCE] Git for Windows 2.15.1

Hi Johannes,

On 29/11/2017 14:57, Johannes Schindelin wrote:
>   * It is now possible to configure nano or Notepad++ as Git's
>     default editor instead of vim.

This seems as a really nice option, as it could\should greatly help 
Windows people in lowering friction in first encounter with Git (for 

Being pretty unfamiliar with Linux and its tools at the time, I 
remember the initial frustration in trying to do what otherwise felt 
as a no-brain, simple and trivial task - write the damn commit 
message after `git commit`, lol. Even had to kill the bash window a 
few times, not knowing what to do, where it was clear it was 
expecting something from me :$

I later learned about vim, like getting started with Git wasn`t hard 
enough... :) As soon as I found it being a possibility, I`ve set 
Notepad++ as my default editor.

That said, what is the Notepad++ as default editor option doing, just 

	editor = 'F:/Install/Notepad++/notepad++.exe' -multiInst -notabbar -nosession

... inside users` .gitconfig (`git config --global`)? Asking because 
I already had it there, and seems the option made no difference, so 
I`m not sure if it actually worked.

Otherwise, I guess I can dig the answer up from the installer code as 
well... :)

Thanks for yet another Git for Windows release.

Regards, Buga

p.s. Ok, It seems it actually went to `git config --system` instead, 

	editor = 'F:\\Install\\Notepad++\\notepad++.exe' -multiInst -notabbar -nosession -noPlugin

I removed my original (user) configuration, and it still works (minus 
plugins, due to that last parameter), so all good :)

Plugins do come in handy for me, though, like spell-check when 
writing commit messages, so I`ll just stick with my option for now.