On Mon, 22 Aug 2016, Duy Nguyen wrote:
> On Thu, Aug 18, 2016 at 3:37 PM, Johannes Schindelin
> <johannes.schinde...@gmx.de> wrote:
> > Hi Junio,
> > On Wed, 17 Aug 2016, Junio C Hamano wrote:
> >> Johannes Schindelin <johannes.schinde...@gmx.de> writes:
> >> >> And then your "git cat-file" patch can be upstreamed with the option
> >> >> renamed to (or with an additional synonym) "--filters", which would make
> >> >> things consistent.
> >> >
> >> > Right. I would like to ask for a `--smudge` synonym nevertheless, just
> >> > because I already use this. On the other hand, it is early enough to tell
> >> > everybody who knows about this feature to change their invocation
> >> > (anybody
> >> > who would know about `--smudge` would be in that 1% of users that have
> >> > read the release notes, so most likely would read the next release notes,
> >> > too).
> >> It is OK if it were your private edition, but you end up hurting
> >> your users if you need to redo the feature differently.
> > Unfortunately, this is the situation of Git for Windows from its
> > beginning: there has not been a single time that Git for Windows could
> > live with unpatched upstream Git's source code.
> > Business as usual, though.
> Bug fixes is one thing, features is completely different.
So the core.hideDotFiles feature should have forced me to rename Git for
Windows to, say, DschoGit on Windows?
Let's just stop here. This is getting too silly.
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