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Re: "Doc string" terminology in commit messages

From: Hyrum K. Wright <hyrum_wright_at_mail.utexas.edu>
Date: 2007-11-21 17:33:47 CET

Daniel L. Rall wrote:
> On Sat, 17 Nov 2007, arfrever@tigris.org wrote:
>
>> Author: arfrever
>> Revision: 27895
>> Property Name: svn:log
>> Action: modified
>>
>> Property diff:
>> --- old property value
>> +++ new property value
>> @@ -1,2 +1,2 @@
>> * subversion/libsvn_client/merge.c
>> - (do_file_merge, do_directory_merge): Doctring updates only.
>> + (do_file_merge, do_directory_merge): Docstring updates only.
>
> Can we start consistently referring to these things as a "doc string",
> rather than "DocString"? This isn't a proper name like "JavaDoc".
> A pet peeve of mine...

+1 Consistency is good. (Plus, that's the way I paint my bikeshed :)

-Hyrum

Received on Wed Nov 21 17:34:06 2007

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