Jeff King <> writes:

> On Wed, Aug 28, 2013 at 01:05:38PM -0700, Junio C Hamano wrote:
>> What are our plans to help existing scripts people have written over
>> time, especially before "status -s" was invented, that will be
>> broken by use of this?
> I thought that our response to parsing the long output of "git status"
> was always "you are doing it wrong". The right way has always been to
> run the plumbing tools yourself, followed eventually by the --porcelain
> mode to "git status" being blessed as a convenient plumbing.
> I will not say that people might not do it anyway, but at what point do
> we say "you were warned"?

OK, sounds good enough.

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