Nikolaus Schulz  committed 2b2da68

Documentation: be precise about which date --pretty uses

This makes it explicit that the --pretty formats 'medium' and 'email' use the
author date (and ignore the committer date).

Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <>

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File Documentation/pretty-formats.txt

 	  commit <sha1>
 	  Author: <author>
-	  Date: <date>
+	  Date: <author date>
 	      <title line>
 	  commit <sha1>
 	  Author: <author>
-	  AuthorDate: <date & time>
+	  AuthorDate: <author date>
 	  Commit: <committer>
-	  CommitDate: <date & time>
+	  CommitDate: <committer date>
 	       <title line>
 	  From <sha1> <date>
 	  From: <author>
-	  Date: <date & time>
+	  Date: <author date>
 	  Subject: [PATCH] <title line>
 	  <full commit message>