[svnbook] r3674 committed - * en/book/ch02-basic-usage.xml:...

Dongsheng Song dongsheng.song at gmail.com
Wed Feb 10 01:25:55 CST 2010

On Sun, Feb 7, 2010 at 14:00, C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato at red-bean.com> wrote:
> C. Michael Pilato wrote:
>> Julian Foad wrote:
>>>> @@ -1306,7 +1306,7 @@
>>>>             automatically.</para>
>>>>           <para>The <computeroutput>C</computeroutput> stands for
>>>> -          <computeroutput>c</computeroutput>onflict.  This means that
>>>> +          conflict.  This means that
>>> Hi songdongsheng.
>>> That <computeroutput> tag was intentional, and is used in the same way
>>> in several other places in that chapter. It is intended to emphasize
>>> that the first letter of the word matches the "C" that svn prints. (In
>>> some cases it matches a letter that isn't the first, such as G matching
>>> "mer[g]ed".)
>> Actually, I agree with the change, and only wish that similar changes had
>> been made elsewhere in the chapter.  We shouldn't be abusing a content
>> markup language just to produce a particular stylistic rendering.
>> I'll commit a follow-up that restores consistency.
> Done in r3683.


If we really want to emphasize something, I think we should use
<emphasis>, not <computeroutput> or any other tag.


-- Dongsheng

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