On Thursday 17 May 2018 02:39 PM, Johannes Schindelin wrote:
> I have great empathy for the desire to see these bugs fixed. The
> conversion must come first, though, and in the interest of making it
> easier on me and other reviewers, I must insist on keeping the conversion
> free of any changes, much in the way as we try to avoid evil merges (i.e.
> merge commits that introduce changes that were not present in any of their
> parents).

Of course, the conversion should be separate from the bug fixes :-)

When I mentioned "while porting it to C", I actually meant the "thought
process of creating a foundation for `git-stash` in C". I thought
hinting at some of the existing and unsolved `git-stash` bugs would
allow the person who would be doing the port of `git-stash` to C to
consider how to avoid this while implementing the basic foundation. I
should have been more explicit about this in my previous mails.



“The most valuable person on any team is the person who makes everyone
else on the team more valuable, not the person who knows the most.”

      - John Sonmez


You possibly might have noticed that my signature recently changed from
'Kaartic' to 'Sivaraam' both of which are parts of my name. I find the
new signature to be better for several reasons one of which is that the
former signature has a lot of ambiguities in the place I live as it is a
common name (NOTE: it's not a common spelling, just a common name). So,
I switched signatures before it's too late.

That said, I won't mind you calling me 'Kaartic' if you like it [of
course ;-)]. You can always call me using either of the names.


As I'm not a native English speaker myself, there might be mistaeks in
my usage of English. I apologise for any mistakes that I make.

It would be "helpful" if you take the time to point out the mistakes.

It would be "super helpful" if you could provide suggestions about how
to correct those mistakes.

Thanks in advance!

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