Ramkumar Ramachandra <artag...@gmail.com> writes:

> Junio C Hamano wrote:
>> If you accept only "@" but not "master@", that behaviour needs a
>> wrong world model to understand and justify (one of which is "@ is a
>> synonym for HEAD").  If your rule is "In $anything@{$n}, you can
>> drop {$n} when $n==0", then HEAD@{0} becomes HEAD@ and master@{0}
>> becomes master@, and @{0} becomes @ naturally.
> Besides, you're going in the wrong direction this time.  You are
> trying to fit an explanation to something that is useless.  How is
> master@ useful?

How else would you explain why "rev-parse --symbolic-full-name @"
does not make sense and "update-ref @" does not update HEAD?
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