On Fri, Feb 01, 2013 at 10:52:52AM -0800, Junio C Hamano wrote: > > 4. Replace the rename "gitfoo" above with a "see git-foo..." pointer. > > Users of "git help foo" would not ever see this, but people who > > have trained their fingers to type "man gitfoo" would, along with > > anybody following an outdated HTML link. > > > > 5. Update internal references to "linkgit:gitfoo" to point to > > "git-foo". > > > > Hmm. That really does not seem so bad. The biggest downside is the > > people who have to see the redirect made in step 4. > > Yeah, I see that a show-stopper in the whole sequence. > > This is one of the "if we had perfect knowledge we would have > designed it this way, and we could still migrate our current system > to that ideal, but it is dubious the difference between the current > system and the ideal will outweigh the cost of migration" moment, > isn't it?
Yeah, perhaps. I did the patch series just to see what the effort would be like. But at this point I am fine if we drop it (it sounded like Jonathan was in favor of this direction, so maybe he wants to make a final argument). -Peff -- To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe git" in the body of a message to majord...@vger.kernel.org More majordomo info at http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html