[rfc] help on formats should indicate default
aaron.bentley at utoronto.ca
Mon Feb 12 19:29:47 GMT 2007
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John Arbash Meinel wrote:
> Would it be reasonable to at least tell the Registry what the default
> is, and then the help formatter can use that as a hint?
I think so. Would we ever want to vary the default by command? (In
that case, it would go in the RegistryOption, instead.
> Do we actually need --log-format to have a per-branch default? I can see
> maybe having a global default.
My guess is no. My only counter-example is if a project has a special
changelog format that they always use. But even so, aliases...
> Then again, I'd be okay with just having default be the normal default,
> and if someone has gone to the effort of configuring a different log
> formatter for their branch, I'll let them figure out why default isn't
> the standard default.
I would prefer to show the actual default, because the user may not have
configured it themself. But it's not a strong preference.
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