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. -- To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe git" in the body of a message to majord...@vger.kernel.org More majordomo info at http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html