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




> On 04 Dec 2017, at 18:26, Jeff King <peff@xxxxxxxx> wrote:
> 
> 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.

I see. How about:

"hint: Launched editor. Waiting for your action..."
(my preference)

or

"hint: Launched editor. Waiting for you..."

- Lars