Jonathan Nieder <> writes:

> I think you're right that dropping the "don't follow off-graph
> treesame parents" rule would be a sensible change.  The usual point of
> the "follow the treesame parent" rule is to avoid drawing undue
> attention to merges of ancient history where some of the parents are
> side-branches with an old version of the files being tracked and did
> not actually change those files.  That rationale applies just as much
> for a merge on top of an UNINTERESTING rev as any other merge.

Sounds sensible.  Thanks.
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