Felipe Contreras <felipe.contre...@gmail.com>:
> On Thu, Nov 29, 2012 at 8:11 AM, Junio C Hamano <gits...@pobox.com> wrote:
> > Steven Michalske <smichal...@gmail.com> writes:
> >
> >> Would having arbitrary key value pairs be useful in the git data
> >> model?
> >
> > My answer to the question is that it is harmful to the data model,
> > but the benefit of going against the data model _may_ outweigh the
> > downside.  It is all relative.
> If git doesn't provide the capability, people will keep using the
> commit message to store that extra information, which I would think is
> even more harmful. An standard 'commit-extra' note or something would
> help deal with that.


My use case for a capability like this is one of the more common ones.
I want to be able to store a fossil commit-ID inherited from another
VCS outside the commit comment.  The absence of a key/value store forces
me into some annoying kludges.
                <a href="http://www.catb.org/~esr/";>Eric S. Raymond</a>
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