On Thu, May 30, 2013 at 12:23 AM, Jonathan Nieder <jrnie...@gmail.com> wrote:
> Felipe Contreras wrote:
>> On Wed, May 29, 2013 at 6:43 PM, Jonathan Nieder <jrnie...@gmail.com> wrote:

>>> A bigger problem (in my opinion) with allowing arbitrary changes to
>>> the meaning of existing commands is that scripts, whether placed in
>>> .sh files or given as commands to run over IRC, stop working
>>> altogether.  It's nice to have commands like "git log" and "git am"
>>> mean the same thing no matter what machine I am on.
>>
>> Except that's not true:
>
> It's not true that my opinion is that a bigger problem than the
> non-problem Ram mentioned with allowing arbitrary changes to the
> meaning of existing commands is that scripts stop working reliably?

It's not true what you said:

commands like "git log" and "git am" mean the same thing no matter
what machine I am on.

> This combative style of communication is toxic.  It kills the chance
> of a calm, pleasant discussion, even with patient people who don't
> even fundamentally disagree.  Please stop it.

Stop assuming bad faith[1].

[1] http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Assume_good_faith

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Felipe Contreras
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