On Sun, Sep 22, 2013 at 05:00:44PM -0700, Junio C Hamano wrote:
>  - Moving away from higher-level scripting languages such as shell and Perl.
>    Recent "clean --interactive" may have added some code that could be
>    reused for a rewrite of "add -i" (which I think is in Perl), for example.
>    The minimum "You need to have these to use Git" should be made more
>    portable by doing *less* in shell or Perl, not by adding more in the 
> higher-
>    level languages, and certainly not by adding other languages, be it Ruby or
>    Lua.

I can certainly go for that.  C is faster and the codebase can be more
consistent (and more portable to non-Unix).  My concern was that if
we're going to be adding additional languages, some previous warning
would be appropriate.  As I said, I wouldn't be able to deploy a git
using Ruby immediately, and I'm sure I'm not the only one.  If we're not
going to be adding another language, then obviously the issue becomes

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