On Tue, Oct 1, 2013 at 2:33 AM, Jonathan Nieder <jrnie...@gmail.com> wrote:
> Michael Haggerty wrote:
>> That being said, independent of aliases, there are many other config
>> settings that can affect commands that might be used in documentation or
>> scripts, and which also could be the source of errors for the non-vigilent.
> Yep, this is a problem, too (I'm looking at you, "git push").  We try
> to avoid this problem or balance it against convenience by being
> careful when adding new configuration, but sometimes we slip up.

I think the problem is we start pushing too much on the porcelain
front and forget about plumbing. "git push" is for human, but I don't
think there's an equivalent for scripts. "git branch --list" vs "git
for-each-ref" is a good example.
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