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

> It has been discussed many times in the past that 'index' is not an
> appropriate description for what the high-level user does with it, and
> it has been agreed that 'staging area' is the best term.

"add" is the verb, not "index" (which is a noun that refers
to the thing that keeps track of what will be written as a tree to
be committed next).

And it will stay that way.

IIRC, when this was discussed, many non-native speakers had trouble
with the verb "to stage", not just from i18n/l10n point of view.

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