Theodore Ts'o wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 21, 2014 at 09:47:57PM +0200, Sebastian Schuberth wrote:
> > On Mon, Apr 21, 2014 at 9:34 PM, Felipe Contreras
> > <> wrote:
> > 
> > > I have these aliases as well, except br => b, and cp => pi. 'br' is 
> > > probably
> > > better, but not sure as 'cp' which can be confusing.
> > 
> > If by confusing you refer to "cp" to copy files, that's actually what
> > I like about it: cherry-pick is somewhat like copying commits, thus
> > "cp" makes much sense to me.
> The problem is that between "git rm" and "git mv", if we default "git
> cp" to mean "cherry-pick" there could easily be user confusion.
> I'm not sure that cherry-pick is used that often it really needs a two
> character shortcut.  Maybe just "git pick"?

I'm in favor of having both 'git pick', and 'git pi'.

> Personally, "git branch" and "git checkout" are finger macros that I
> type very quickly, so creating two character alias probably wouldn't
> save me that much time.  But I do appreicate that there are folks for
> which such aliases might be useful.

I bet I can type 'g b' and 'g co' faster :)

Felipe Contreras
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