Matthieu Moy <matthieu....@grenoble-inp.fr> writes:

> Grepping through the binary, on the other hand, can very well make
> sense, like:
>
> $ git grep foo
> file.txt: some instance of foo
> binary file bar.bin matches

Yes, 

I am moderately negative on making it the default, mostly because it
goes against established expectations, but I did not mean to say
that an ability to pass blob contents through textconv before
running grep should not exist.  It would be a good option to have.

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