Thomas Ackermann <> writes:

> Signed-off-by: Thomas Ackermann <>
> ---
>  Documentation/user-manual.txt | 2 --
>  1 file changed, 2 deletions(-)
> diff --git a/Documentation/user-manual.txt b/Documentation/user-manual.txt
> index f713f26..aa6bfab 100644
> --- a/Documentation/user-manual.txt
> +++ b/Documentation/user-manual.txt
> @@ -4132,8 +4132,6 @@ about the data in the object.  It's worth noting that 
> the SHA-1 hash
>  that is used to name the object is the hash of the original data
>  plus this header, so `sha1sum` 'file' does not match the object name
>  for 'file'.
> -(Historical note: in the dawn of the age of Git the hash
> -was the SHA-1 of the 'compressed' object.)

As we no longer are able to read such a historical object, I think
it is OK to drop the historical note in this particular case.


>  As a result, the general consistency of an object can always be tested
>  independently of the contents or the type of the object: all objects can
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