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authorIan Hilt <ian.hilt@gmail.com>2008-05-14 18:30:55 (GMT)
committerJunio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>2008-05-14 18:47:03 (GMT)
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Documentation/git-describe.txt: make description more readable
Signed-off-by: Ian Hilt <ian.hilt@gmail.com> Credit-to: Kevin Ballard <kevin@sb.org> Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>
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DESCRIPTION
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The command finds the most recent tag that is reachable from a
-commit, and if the commit itself is pointed at by the tag, shows
-the tag. Otherwise, it suffixes the tag name with the number of
-additional commits and the abbreviated object name of the commit.
+commit. If the tag points to the commit, then only the tag is
+shown. Otherwise, it suffixes the tag name with the number of
+additional commits on top of the tagged object and the
+abbreviated object name of the most recent commit.
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