Jonathan Nieder <jrnie...@gmail.com> writes:
> If you are curious, at a quieter time it might be useful to ask for
> pointers to the discussions that led to the current design, and folks
> on the list might be glad to help.
Not on the current design but the discussion before that round that
influenced the outcome greatly was this:
where we discussed a separate "gitlink" type of object.
And obviously this discussion is also a must read:
I vaguely recall asking (or seeing somebody ask) why Linus ended up
with using "commit in index" without introducing a separate gitlink
type, but I didn't find it. IIRC, the answer was "it turned out
that we didn't need it" or something like that, which I tend to
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