[darcs-devel] [patch2043] improve help texts and how they are generated

Ben Franksen bugs at darcs.net
Mon Jul 20 08:47:00 UTC 2020

Ben Franksen <ben.franksen at online.de> added the comment:

>>   * slightly re-word some option descriptions
>>   Use of "give" as in "give human-readable output" sounds like bad english to
>>   me. I kept it only for options that modify how the user /enters/ information
>>   e.g. when recording a patch.
> I think "give" was ok, but your re-wordings are fine too. I'm not sure
> if it would make it clearer to only use a single verb for output, like
> "produce". Some of the options add new output and some change the format
> of existing output, maybe we should explicitly distinguish the two.

I think that's a good idea, but I'd say we postpone this until after 2.16.

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