Jeff King <> writes:

> How are you proposing to verify master~12 in that example? Because
> during parsing, it starts with "master", and we remember that?

By not cheating (i.e. using get_sha1()), but making sure you can
parse "master" and the adornment on it "~12" is something sane.

That is why I said "this is harder than one would naively think, but
limiting will make it significantly easier".  I didn't say that it
would become "trivial", did I?

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