Jeff King <p...@peff.net>:
> I think there are really two separate use cases to consider:
> 1. Providing snippets of script to Git to get Turing-complete behavior
> for existing Git features. For example, selecting commits during a
> traversal (e.g., a better "log --grep"), formatting output (e.g., a
> better "log --format" or "for-each-ref --format").
> 2. Writing whole new git commands in a language that is quicker or
> easier to develop in than C.
That's good analysis. I agree with your use-case split, I guess I'm just not
very aware of the places in git where (1) is important.
<a href="http://www.catb.org/~esr/">Eric S. Raymond</a>
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