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Re: [PATCH v4 2/2] launch_editor(): indicate that Git waits for user input




On Sun, Dec 03, 2017 at 05:39:10PM +0100, Lars Schneider wrote:

> >>> +                       fprintf(stderr, _("hint: Waiting for your editor input..."));
> >> I found "waiting for editor input" to be a funny way of saying this. I
> >> input to the editor, the editor does not input to Git. :)
> >> Maybe "waiting for your editor finish" or something would make more
> >> sense?
> > 
> > May be the good "Launched editor. Waiting ..." message, that was used in a previous version, itself makes sense?
> 
> Perfect bikeshed topic :-)
> 
> I would like to add "for your input" or "for you" to convey 
> that Git is not waiting for the machine but for the user.
> 
>     "hint: Launched editor. Waiting for your input..."
> 
> Would that work for you?

I guess "input" was the part that I found funny/confusing. The only
thing we know is that we're waiting on the editor process to finish, and
everything else is making assumptions about what's happening in the
editor.

-Peff