Junio C Hamano wrote:
> Who said anything about a customer?
> A newcomer to a community (i.e. Matthieu's student) needs not just
> to show technical excellence with patches, but needs to make a good
> argument on a larger design decision; old timers already tried to
> achieve a concensus on it, and did not manage to do so the last time
> we tried.
And sorry about the huge misunderstanding. I thought Matthieu was
saying that the proposed configuration variable would be harmful to
newcomers, and we should therefore not add it.
I feel very silly about having written such a long response to
something I misunderstood.
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