Felipe Contreras <felipe.contre...@gmail.com> writes:
> Matthieu Moy wrote:
>> --work alone sounds weird. At least to me, it does not immediately imply
>> "working tree". It is tempting to call the option --work-tree, but git
>> already has a global option with that name (git --work-tree=foo bar).
> Yes, --work sounds weird, but so does --cherry. I thought about --wt, but I
> felt --work was more understandable, and --work-tree doesn't really give much
> more value,
I think it does: I understand --work as "the verb to work", so
"git reset --work" sounds like "tell 'git reset' to work", while
"git reset --work-tree" sounds like "tell git to reset the work tree".
> except more characters to type =/
Then, we can have --work-tree and a short version -w.
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