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authorJunio C Hamano <>2005-12-08 00:16:04 (GMT)
committerJunio C Hamano <>2005-12-08 00:16:04 (GMT)
commit12bd7e78ee138e3ceefa5442db224c8288204b64 (patch)
treea9a7334a1e0a3fd7278ed237955628054eec9589 /Documentation
parent2fa090b6c145db9f6219a037c773fb63fe727019 (diff)
Documentation(glossary): minor formatting clean-ups.
Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <>
Diffstat (limited to 'Documentation')
2 files changed, 6 insertions, 7 deletions
diff --git a/Documentation/glossary.txt b/Documentation/glossary.txt
index 07df6b4..520f4c5 100644
--- a/Documentation/glossary.txt
+++ b/Documentation/glossary.txt
@@ -20,7 +20,7 @@ hash::
object database::
Stores a set of "objects", and an individial object is identified
- by its object name. The object usually live in $GIT_DIR/objects/.
+ by its object name. The objects usually live in `$GIT_DIR/objects/`.
blob object::
Untyped object, e.g. the contents of a file.
@@ -109,15 +109,15 @@ head::
A non-cyclical graph of revisions, i.e. the complete history of
a particular revision, which is called the branch head. The
- branch heads are stored in $GIT_DIR/refs/heads/.
+ branch heads are stored in `$GIT_DIR/refs/heads/`.
A 40-byte hex representation of a SHA1 pointing to a particular
- object. These may be stored in $GIT_DIR/refs/.
+ object. These may be stored in `$GIT_DIR/refs/`.
head ref::
A ref pointing to a head. Often, this is abbreviated to "head".
- Head refs are stored in $GIT_DIR/refs/heads/.
+ Head refs are stored in `$GIT_DIR/refs/heads/`.
A ref pointing to either a commit object, a tree object, or a
@@ -125,7 +125,7 @@ tree-ish::
Favorite synonym to "tree-ish" by some total geeks. See
- for an in-depth
+ `` for an in-depth
tag object::
@@ -137,7 +137,7 @@ tag object::
A ref pointing to a tag or commit object. In contrast to a head,
a tag is not changed by a commit. Tags (not tag objects) are
- stored in $GIT_DIR/refs/tags/. A git tag has nothing to do with
+ stored in `$GIT_DIR/refs/tags/`. A git tag has nothing to do with
a Lisp tag (which is called object type in git's context).
A tag is most typically used to mark a particular point in the
commit ancestry chain.
diff --git a/Documentation/ b/Documentation/
index babbea0..e57dc78 100644
--- a/Documentation/
+++ b/Documentation/
@@ -42,7 +42,6 @@ sub no_spaces ($) {
print 'GIT Glossary
-Aug 2005
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