Matthieu Moy <> writes:

> Junio C Hamano <> writes:
>> One caveat, though.  The name "oldStyle" will become problematic,
>> when we want to remove some wart in the output format long after
>> this "no comment prefix by default" series lands.  Some people may
>> expect setting oldStyle=true would give output from 1.8.4 era, while
>> some others would expect that it would give output from 1.8.5 era
>> that does not have comment prefix but still has that wart we will
>> remove down the line.
> I'm fine with any name actually (since it is enabled by default, people
> don't need to know the name to benefit from the new output). Maybe
> status.displayCommentPrefix was the best name after all.

Yeah, I think so.  It makes it clear what kind of old behaviour the
user is asking for.
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