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authorJonathan Nieder <>2008-06-30 18:56:34 (GMT)
committerJunio C Hamano <>2008-07-02 00:20:16 (GMT)
commit483bc4f045881b998512ae814d6cf44d0c0cb493 (patch)
tree1812b25a8f08841bd4cfb6566636ce6fb5b8eac3 /Documentation/git-format-patch.txt
parentb1889c36d85514e5e70462294c561a02c2edfe2b (diff)
Documentation formatting and cleanup
Following what appears to be the predominant style, format names of commands and commandlines both as `teletype text`. While we're at it, add articles ("a" and "the") in some places, italicize the name of the command in the manual page synopsis line, and add a comma or two where it seems appropriate. Signed-off-by: Jonathan Nieder <> Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <>
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diff --git a/Documentation/git-format-patch.txt b/Documentation/git-format-patch.txt
index ce1af82..894b82d 100644
--- a/Documentation/git-format-patch.txt
+++ b/Documentation/git-format-patch.txt
@@ -27,7 +27,7 @@ DESCRIPTION
Prepare each commit with its patch in
one file per commit, formatted to resemble UNIX mailbox format.
The output of this command is convenient for e-mail submission or
-for use with linkgit:git-am[1].
+for use with `git-am`.
There are two ways to specify which commits to operate on.
@@ -61,7 +61,7 @@ they are created in the current working directory.
If -n is specified, instead of "[PATCH] Subject", the first line
is formatted as "[PATCH n/m] Subject".
-If given --thread, git-format-patch will generate In-Reply-To and
+If given --thread, `git-format-patch` will generate In-Reply-To and
References headers to make the second and subsequent patch mails appear
as replies to the first mail; this also generates a Message-Id header to