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Re: [PATCH] rebase -i: introduce the 'test' command

On Mon, Dec 03, 2018 at 06:53:22PM +0100, Duy Nguyen wrote:

> On Sat, Dec 01, 2018 at 03:02:09PM -0500, Jeff King wrote:
> > I sometimes add "x false" to the top of the todo list to stop and create
> > new commits before the first one.
> And here I've been doing the same by "edit" the first commit, add a
> new commit then reorder them in the second interactive rebase :P
> This made me look at git-rebase.txt to really learn about interactive
> rebase. I think the interactive rebase section could use some
> improvements. Its style looks.. umm.. more story telling than a
> reference. Perhaps something like this to at least highlight the
> commands.

Yeah, I think the typographic change is an improvement that doesn't
really have a downside.

As Dscho mentioned, sometimes the story style is what you want, so I
don't think we'd want to simply rearrange it. It may be useful to
present the material twice, though: once as a table/list for reference,
and then once as a story working through an example.