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From: Stefan Beller <sbeller@google.com>
To: Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>
Cc: Brandon Williams <bmwill@google.com>,
	Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>,
	Git Mailing List <git@vger.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 1/2] pathspec magic: add '^' as alias for '!'
Date: Wed, 8 Feb 2017 15:16:36 -0800
Message-ID: <CAGZ79kaGtsaAKbjaX1b+fS_pqAZPsoFLHjf9CpwffP7uBV4R3g@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <xmqq37fouvu3.fsf@gitster.mtv.corp.google.com>

On Wed, Feb 8, 2017 at 3:05 PM, Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com> wrote:
>  - it hints that '!' is the more official spelling, making the
>    output you showed above acceptable.

Long term , I'd rather have ^ as the "official" spelling as that is easier
to teach to people. ! being a historic mistake as it is hard to type?

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Thread overview: 5+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2017-02-08  5:13 Linus Torvalds
2017-02-08 13:23 ` Cornelius Weig
2017-02-08 22:35 ` Brandon Williams
2017-02-08 23:05   ` Junio C Hamano
2017-02-08 23:16     ` Stefan Beller [this message]

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