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authorChris Johnsen <>2009-03-15 11:30:52 (GMT)
committerJunio C Hamano <>2009-03-17 21:16:44 (GMT)
commitdcb11263bcdbf31955dd00777392249bf1624226 (patch)
tree71317a38d35e8d2692c1385b4038fbafaeef2e47 /Documentation/git-checkout.txt
parentd6aba61f88dafc10cfb874b91e7864419fa81fd7 (diff)
Documentation: remove extra quoting/emphasis around literal texts
If literal text (asciidoc `...`) can be rendered in a differently from normal text for each output format (man, HTML), then we do not need extra quotes or other wrapping around inline literal text segments. config.txt Change '`...`' to `...`. In asciidoc, the single quotes provide emphasis, literal text should be distintive enough. Change "`...`" to `...`. These double quotes do not work if present in the described config value, so drop them. git-checkout.txt Change "`...`" to `...` or `"..."`. All instances are command line argument examples. One "`-`" becomes `-`. Two others are involve curly braces, so move the double quotes inside the literal region to indicate that they might need to be quoted on the command line of certain shells (tcsh). git-merge.txt Change "`...`" to `...`. All instances are used to describe merge conflict markers. The quotes should are not important. git-rev-parse.txt Change "`...`" to `...`. All instances are around command line arguments where no in-shell quoting should be necessary. gitcli.txt Change `"..."` to `...`. All instances are around command line examples or single command arguments. They do not semanticly belong inside the literal text, and they are not needed outside it. glossary-content.txt user-manual.txt Change "`...`" to `...`. All instances were around command lines. Signed-off-by: Chris Johnsen <> Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <>
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diff --git a/Documentation/git-checkout.txt b/Documentation/git-checkout.txt
index 125d8f3..1a6c19e 100644
--- a/Documentation/git-checkout.txt
+++ b/Documentation/git-checkout.txt
@@ -133,9 +133,9 @@ the conflicted merge in the specified paths.
When this parameter names a non-branch (but still a valid commit object),
your HEAD becomes 'detached'.
-As a special case, the "`@\{-N\}`" syntax for the N-th last branch
+As a special case, the `"@\{-N\}"` syntax for the N-th last branch
checks out the branch (instead of detaching). You may also specify
-"`-`" which is synonymous with "`@\{-1\}`".
+`-` which is synonymous with `"@\{-1\}"`.
Detached HEAD