On Fri, Oct 07, 2016 at 06:17:05PM +0000, David Turner wrote:
> Presently, uninitialized submodules are materialized in the working
> tree as empty directories. We would like to consider having them be
> symlinks. Specifically, we'd like them to be symlinks into a FUSE
> filesystem which retrieves files on demand.
How about portability? This feature would only work on Unix like
operating systems. You have to be careful to not break Windows since
they do not have symlinks.