Michael Haggerty <mhag...@alum.mit.edu> writes:
> On 03/03/2014 07:31 PM, Junio C Hamano wrote:
>> That is a very good sign why this change is merely a code-churn and
>> not an improvement, isn't it? We know (and any strbuf user should
>> know) that ->buf and ->len are the ways to learn the pointer and the
>> length the strbuf holds.
> ... Writing strbufs comes up frequently and will hopefully increase in
> usage and I think it is a positive thing to encourage the use of strbufs
> by making them increasingly first-class citizens.
Yeah, I understand that. I suspect that the conclusion would have
been very different if we were a C++ project; most likely it would
be an excellent idea to add an often-used write_or_die() method to
the strbuf class. But we are writing C.
> Faiz, this is the way things go on the Git mailing list. It would be
> boring if everybody agreed all the time :-)
Surely, and thanks ;-)
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