[PATCH] help: minor copy editing for grammar

Matt Harbison mharbison72 at gmail.com
Wed Nov 1 00:29:37 EDT 2017


# HG changeset patch
# User Matt Harbison <matt_harbison at yahoo.com>
# Date 1509505769 14400
#      Tue Oct 31 23:09:29 2017 -0400
# Branch stable
# Node ID acfcc84e9e4c9ed5b33322250f0268419ffd81d2
# Parent  bf2db35a6fe7a02b69eaa0e35708cf0044d73510
help: minor copy editing for grammar

diff --git a/hgext/share.py b/hgext/share.py
--- a/hgext/share.py
+++ b/hgext/share.py
@@ -34,7 +34,7 @@
     requested in the :hg:`clone` command matches exactly to a repository
     that was cloned before.
 
-    The default naming mode is "identity."
+    The default naming mode is "identity".
 '''
 
 from __future__ import absolute_import
diff --git a/mercurial/commands.py b/mercurial/commands.py
--- a/mercurial/commands.py
+++ b/mercurial/commands.py
@@ -2072,7 +2072,7 @@
       (grafted from CHANGESETHASH)
 
     If --force is specified, revisions will be grafted even if they
-    are already ancestors of or have been grafted to the destination.
+    are already ancestors of, or have been grafted to, the destination.
     This is useful when the revisions have since been backed out.
 
     If a graft merge results in conflicts, the graft process is
@@ -3075,7 +3075,7 @@
 
     Show new changesets found in the specified path/URL or the default
     pull location. These are the changesets that would have been pulled
-    if a pull at the time you issued this command.
+    by :hg:`pull` at the time you issued this command.
 
     See pull for valid source format details.
 
@@ -3808,8 +3808,8 @@
     With one of -p/--public, -d/--draft or -s/--secret, change the
     phase value of the specified revisions.
 
-    Unless -f/--force is specified, :hg:`phase` won't move changeset from a
-    lower phase to an higher phase. Phases are ordered as follows::
+    Unless -f/--force is specified, :hg:`phase` won't move changesets from a
+    lower phase to a higher phase. Phases are ordered as follows::
 
         public < draft < secret
 
diff --git a/mercurial/help/internals/config.txt b/mercurial/help/internals/config.txt
--- a/mercurial/help/internals/config.txt
+++ b/mercurial/help/internals/config.txt
@@ -23,7 +23,7 @@
 ---------------------
 
 If the default provided is a callable, it is called to retrieve the default
-value when accessing the config option. This is useful for default value that
+value when accessing the config option. This is useful for default values that
 are mutable like the empty list::
 
     coreconfigitem('pager', 'ignore',
@@ -31,8 +31,8 @@
     )
 
 In addition, there are cases where the default is not fixed, but computed from
-other properties. In this case, use the ``dynamicdefault`` object as value for
-the ``default`` parameters. A default value is then explicitly required when
+other properties. In this case, use the ``dynamicdefault`` object as the value
+for the ``default`` parameter. A default value is then explicitly required when
 reading the option::
 
     # registration
@@ -41,7 +41,7 @@
     )
 
     # usage
-    ui.config('web', 'name', dirnam)
+    ui.config('web', 'name', dirname)
 
 Free form options
 -----------------
@@ -63,7 +63,7 @@
         priority=-1,
     )
 
-The ``priority`` parameter control the order used to match the generic pattern
+The ``priority`` parameter controls the order used to match the generic pattern
 (lower first).
 
 Config Option in Extensions
@@ -85,24 +85,24 @@
 The ``dynamicdefault`` object is then available as
 ``configitem.dynamicdefault``.
 
-Supporting older version
-------------------------
+Supporting older versions
+-------------------------
 
-The register was introduced in Mercurial 4.3, the ``generic`` parameter was
+The registry was introduced in Mercurial 4.3, and the ``generic`` parameter was
 introduced in 4.4. Starting with Mercurial 4.4, all core options were registered
 and developer warnings are emitted when accessing unregistered option.
 
-Extensions supporting version older than Mercurial-4.3 cannot rely on the
-default value registered. The simplest way to register option while still
-supporting older version is to use ``dynamicdefault`` for option requiring a
-default value. The existing code passing an explicit default can then stay in
-use until compatibility to Mercurial 4.2 is dropped.
+Extensions supporting versions older than Mercurial 4.3 cannot rely on the
+default value being registered. The simplest way to register an option while
+still supporting an older version is to use ``dynamicdefault`` for options
+requiring a default value. The existing code passing an explicit default can
+then stay in use until compatibility with Mercurial 4.2 is dropped.
 
-As reminder here are the default value for each config types:
+As reminder, here are the default values for each config type:
 - config:      None
 - configbool:  False
 - configbytes: 0
 - configdate:  None
 - configint:   None
 - configlist:  []
-- configpath: None
+- configpath:  None
diff --git a/mercurial/help/merge-tools.txt b/mercurial/help/merge-tools.txt
--- a/mercurial/help/merge-tools.txt
+++ b/mercurial/help/merge-tools.txt
@@ -76,7 +76,7 @@
 
    After selecting a merge program, Mercurial will by default attempt
    to merge the files using a simple merge algorithm first. Only if it doesn't
-   succeed because of conflicting changes Mercurial will actually execute the
+   succeed because of conflicting changes will Mercurial actually execute the
    merge program. Whether to use the simple merge algorithm first can be
    controlled by the premerge setting of the merge tool. Premerge is enabled by
    default unless the file is binary or a symlink.
diff --git a/mercurial/help/phases.txt b/mercurial/help/phases.txt
--- a/mercurial/help/phases.txt
+++ b/mercurial/help/phases.txt
@@ -28,7 +28,7 @@
 Phases can also be manually manipulated with the :hg:`phase` command
 if needed. See :hg:`help -v phase` for examples.
 
-To make yours commits secret by default, put this in your
+To make your commits secret by default, put this in your
 configuration file::
 
   [phases]
@@ -89,7 +89,7 @@
 
      hg phase --force --draft .
 
- - show a list of changeset revision and phase::
+ - show a list of changeset revisions and each corresponding phase::
 
      hg log --template "{rev} {phase}\n"
 
diff --git a/mercurial/help/revisions.txt b/mercurial/help/revisions.txt
--- a/mercurial/help/revisions.txt
+++ b/mercurial/help/revisions.txt
@@ -134,7 +134,7 @@
 prefixed with ``(?i)``.
 
 For example, ``tag(r're:(?i)release')`` matches "release" or "RELEASE"
-or "Release", etc
+or "Release", etc.
 
 Predicates
 ==========
@@ -212,7 +212,7 @@
 
     hg log -r "(keyword(bug) or keyword(issue)) and not ancestors(tag())"
 
-- Update to commit that bookmark @ is pointing too, without activating the
+- Update to the commit that bookmark @ is pointing to, without activating the
   bookmark (this works because the last revision of the revset is used)::
 
     hg update :@
diff --git a/tests/test-extension.t b/tests/test-extension.t
--- a/tests/test-extension.t
+++ b/tests/test-extension.t
@@ -813,7 +813,7 @@
   $ echo "multirevs = multirevs.py" >> $HGRCPATH
 
   $ hg help multirevs | tail
-        bookmark (this works because the last revision of the revset is used):
+        used):
   
           hg update :@
   
diff --git a/tests/test-help.t b/tests/test-help.t
--- a/tests/test-help.t
+++ b/tests/test-help.t
@@ -1876,7 +1876,7 @@
       Note:
          After selecting a merge program, Mercurial will by default attempt to
          merge the files using a simple merge algorithm first. Only if it
-         doesn't succeed because of conflicting changes Mercurial will actually
+         doesn't succeed because of conflicting changes will Mercurial actually
          execute the merge program. Whether to use the simple merge algorithm
          first can be controlled by the premerge setting of the merge tool.
          Premerge is enabled by default unless the file is binary or a symlink.


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