GIT newbie confused at commit message (how to move on without screwing things up)

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Pixel Smithy

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Not really a programmer, just trying to get VisualEditor extension installed on a shared host MediaWiki installation. It requires JSON and the recommended method is to go through Heroku for that. Using the instructions found at https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/VisualEditor/Installation_on_a_shared_host

Those instructions are out of date (but the best I could find) as you now edit the config.yaml file and NOT the localsettings.js. Anyway, I am up to step 21 (out of 29). I have no idea what editor I am seeing and the commands don't work for getting out of it.

A screenshot of what I'm seeing can be viewed here:

http://www.antiqueauto.org/assets/GIT-window.png
(source: antiqueauto.org)

I last worked on this before Labor Day, but left my computer running and the cmd.exe window open, so hoping to just pick up where I left off. But can't get out of this window (and really have no clue how GIT/Heroku/JSON actually work... just trying to follow the steenkin' instructions.

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