Junio C Hamano wrote: > Yeah, I am not strongly opposed to have something like that, and > having a shorter (but not a single letter) option name might make it > more attractive than A...B at least to new users.
I'm not married to the single character or tilde. What I'm saying is that we should make it a rev spec, not a command-line option. > Which by the way is nothing new. "A" means the entire history > leading to the commit "A" in the context of specifying a range, and > the same "A" means a single commit "A" in the context of specifying > a revision. Exactly. And I'm introducing a third context: "when specifying two trees to diff". Changing meaning in different contexts is not a problem, as long as it is consistent and properly documented. -- 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