Felipe Contreras <felipe.contre...@gmail.com> writes:

> On Wed, May 29, 2013 at 12:14 PM, Junio C Hamano <gits...@pobox.com> wrote:
>> Felipe Contreras <felipe.contre...@gmail.com> writes:
>>>> I do not see how it makes sense to copy how they deviate from us
>>>> back to our codebase, especially if we plan to eventually move some
>>>> of these tests out of contrib/ area, but even without such a plan in
>>>> the future.
>>> They deviate from us, we deviate from them, whatever. We are a single 
>>> project,
>>> what more than one project does is more standard.
>> We are a single project, so it is better to consistently follow the
>> local convention established here.
>> If your proposal were to
>>  - Convert t/*.sh to end with .t intead, to change the project
>>    convention, and
>>  - Make contrib/ things also conform to that new convention.
>> it may make some sense to discuss the pros and cons of such a move,
>> but changing only contrib/ has no effect other than making it even
>> less consistent with the rest of the project.
> It's already inconsistent with the rest of the project, as they are
> not named tNNNN-foo.sh.

Correct; that is why I said "even less consistent".

> If you want I can give it a try at renaming all the tests in the whole
> project to *.t, but I don't think you are truly interested in finding
> a better extension for our tests.

Again, correct.  I do not think it is worth the trouble to renaming
them to *.t at this moment.

Having said that, I suspect that in the very longer term it might
turn out to be a good thing to do (if we want to make our test suite
runnable under other people's tools that expect .t suffix, for
example).  But I do not think that is the topic of this patch under

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