[PATCH] revert: simplify help message, better error message on reverting a merge

Matt Mackall mpm at selenic.com
Mon Jun 6 16:13:53 CDT 2011

On Mon, 2011-06-06 at 22:52 +0200, Adrian Buehlmann wrote:

> (now I'll shut up on this, since Matt wants to keep that line as it is)

I was -completely- open to changing this line provided the replacement
actually ADDRESSED THE EXPRESSED INTENT. Otherwise, I would not have
spent on the order of two hours corresponding with you on the subject. I
would have just said no.

This is not some mysterious personality quirk of mine, it's how software
engineering is done. We don't drop imperfect bug fixes, we make them

Mathematics is the supreme nostalgia of our time.

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