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authorJason St. John <>2014-05-21 18:52:26 (GMT)
committerJunio C Hamano <>2014-05-21 20:57:10 (GMT)
commit06ab60c06606613f238f3154cb27cb22d9723967 (patch)
tree851407afe91f051cdb3428b944e8179e1b39f04b /Documentation/gitcli.txt
parent8ced8e40ac07c1b13b2edbb459d37b9b2d7275d6 (diff)
Documentation: use "command-line" when used as a compound adjective, and fix other minor grammatical issues
Signed-off-by: Jason St. John <> Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <>
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diff --git a/Documentation/gitcli.txt b/Documentation/gitcli.txt
index 1c3e109..dfe7d83 100644
--- a/Documentation/gitcli.txt
+++ b/Documentation/gitcli.txt
@@ -3,7 +3,7 @@ gitcli(7)
-gitcli - Git command line interface and conventions
+gitcli - Git command-line interface and conventions
@@ -66,13 +66,13 @@ you will.
Here are the rules regarding the "flags" that you should follow when you are
scripting Git:
- * it's preferred to use the non dashed form of Git commands, which means that
+ * it's preferred to use the non-dashed form of Git commands, which means that
you should prefer `git foo` to `git-foo`.
* splitting short options to separate words (prefer `git foo -a -b`
to `git foo -ab`, the latter may not even work).
- * when a command line option takes an argument, use the 'stuck' form. In
+ * when a command-line option takes an argument, use the 'stuck' form. In
other words, write `git foo -oArg` instead of `git foo -o Arg` for short
options, and `git foo --long-opt=Arg` instead of `git foo --long-opt Arg`
for long options. An option that takes optional option-argument must be
@@ -103,7 +103,7 @@ Here is a list of the facilities provided by this option parser.
Magic Options
Commands which have the enhanced option parser activated all understand a
-couple of magic command line options:
+couple of magic command-line options:
gives a pretty printed usage of the command.