Michael Haggerty <mhag...@alum.mit.edu> writes:

> The reason that I would prefer to change `blame` as part of this patch
> series is that I think it would be disconcerting for `git diff` and `git
> blame` to use different heuristics when computing diffs. It would make
> their output inconsistent.

I do think it is the right thing to do.  With your shifting heuristics,
"git diff" would attribute an addition of a whole block more
correctly, e.g.


        +foo {
        +       bar
        +       baz

instead of attributing the tail of the new thing to the old author,
and the "blame" should take advantage of the better heuristics as

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