On 25 April 2014 11:12, Felipe Contreras <felipe.contre...@gmail.com> wrote:
> It has been discussed many times in the past that 'index' is not an
> appropriate description for what the high-level user does with it, and
> it has been agreed that 'staging area' is the best term.
> The term 'staging area' is more intuitive for newcomers which are more
> familiar with English than with Git, and it seems to be a
> straightforward mental notion for people with different mother tongues.
> In fact it is so intuitive that it's used already in a lot online
> documentation, and the people that do teach Git professionally use this
> term, because it's easier for many kinds of audiences to grasp.

While the implementation looks okay to me, I will not pretend to be a
good judge of that so I will leave that to others. But I definitely
welcome the API change this produces.
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