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Re: [PATCH 1/6] doc: fix formatting inconsistency in githooks.txt




On 10 April 2018 at 22:04, Andreas Heiduk <asheiduk@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Am 10.04.2018 um 21:13 schrieb Martin Ågren:
>> On 10 April 2018 at 20:32, Andreas Heiduk <asheiduk@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> Hmm, I wonder if that is actually intentional. `git commit --amend`
>> could be run exactly like that and would do what this paragraph expects
>> of it. The 'git-rebase' is a Git subcommand name, i.e., not some
>> copy-paste command-line ready for use. If it were something like `git
>> rebase -i HEAD~5`, I would expect the backticks.
>
> That page mostly uses single quotes and no dash ('git send-email')for
> formatting. Reading 'CodingGuidelines' my understanding is, that git
> commands should be typeset with backticks, no dash (`git send-email`).
> So 'git-rebase' (an similar) *should* be typeset as `git rebase`. But
> doing so consistently would be a full-diff for this manual page.
>
> Should I do this?

Your reading seems correct, so I was wrong in my speculation. My guess
is such a patch would be welcome. I checked a couple of man-pages and
this one seems particularly heavy on 'git foo' as opposed to `git foo`.
I think that's a reason to fix it, not to leave it behind.

Martin