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Re: [PATCH 0/2] the cat-file -e option doesn't work as documented

Junio C Hamano <gitster@xxxxxxxxx> writes:

> I am kind of confused.  
> When the doc there says "no output", I read it as "no output", and
> no other restriction (like suppressing an error diagnosis, which is
> not even sent to the standard output stream).

Ah, OK, so you were saying with 1/2 that "output" could mean
"something sent to standard error stream" as well and can be helped
with a more explicit clarification.  Makes sense to me (sort-of).