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authorKaartic Sivaraam <>2017-07-17 15:39:00 (GMT)
committerJunio C Hamano <>2017-07-17 22:11:26 (GMT)
commit95791be750c43fed878b965480d14cf5f995585c (patch)
treec1864ba59ada0e9d6342db0d1a8b885b11fc46d2 /Documentation
parent08f9c32463bf9e578acb7ac5f77afd36e803c6bc (diff)
doc: camelCase the i18n config variables to improve readability
The i18n config variable used weren't readable as they were in the crude form of how git stores/uses it's config variables. Improve it's readability by replacing them with camelCased versions of config variables as it doesn't have any impact on it's usage. Signed-off-by: Kaartic Sivaraam <> Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <>
Diffstat (limited to 'Documentation')
1 files changed, 5 insertions, 5 deletions
diff --git a/Documentation/i18n.txt b/Documentation/i18n.txt
index 2dd79db..7e36e5b 100644
--- a/Documentation/i18n.txt
+++ b/Documentation/i18n.txt
@@ -42,11 +42,11 @@ mind.
- commitencoding = ISO-8859-1
+ commitEncoding = ISO-8859-1
Commit objects created with the above setting record the value
-of `i18n.commitencoding` in its `encoding` header. This is to
+of `i18n.commitEncoding` in its `encoding` header. This is to
help other people who look at them later. Lack of this header
implies that the commit log message is encoded in UTF-8.
@@ -54,15 +54,15 @@ implies that the commit log message is encoded in UTF-8.
`encoding` header of a commit object, and try to re-code the
log message into UTF-8 unless otherwise specified. You can
specify the desired output encoding with
- `i18n.logoutputencoding` in `.git/config` file, like this:
+ `i18n.logOutputEncoding` in `.git/config` file, like this:
- logoutputencoding = ISO-8859-1
+ logOutputEncoding = ISO-8859-1
If you do not have this configuration variable, the value of
-`i18n.commitencoding` is used instead.
+`i18n.commitEncoding` is used instead.
Note that we deliberately chose not to re-code the commit log
message when a commit is made to force UTF-8 at the commit