On Fri, Aug 12, 2016 at 9:59 AM, Lars Schneider
> The welcome message is necessary to distinguish the long running
> filter protocol (v2) from the current one-shot filter protocol (v1).
> This is becomes important if a users tries to use a v1 clean/smudge
> filter with the v2 git config settings.
Oh I see, that's why we're at v2 now.
How do you distinguish between v1 and v2? Does the welcome message
need to follow a certain pattern to be recognized to make it v2+ ?
> Thanks a lot for the review,
Sorry for repeating the questions (it seems I missed
a lot of the prior discussion), but I think these questions
may help future readers of the commit message,
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