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From: Thomas Gummerer <t.gummerer@gmail.com>
To: Jeff King <peff@peff.net>
Cc: Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>,
	Jonathan Nieder <jrnieder@gmail.com>,
	git@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH 2/1] mention git stash push first in the man page
Date: Tue, 17 Oct 2017 22:45:15 +0100
Message-ID: <20171017214515.GG15399@hank> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20171017041405.eavuutzgzgs4ppk2@sigill.intra.peff.net>

On 10/17, Jeff King wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 05, 2017 at 09:10:29PM +0100, Thomas Gummerer wrote:
> 
> > Because 'stash push' and 'stash save' are so closely related they share one
> > section in the man page.  Currently 'stash save' comes first, as that
> > was the command that people were historically using.  However this makes
> > the newer, more feature rich git stash push very easy to overlook.
> > Change the order to give the newer interface for creating a stash the
> > more prominent position.
> 
> Seems reasonable, though if we are deprecating "save" should we demote
> it from being in the synopsis entirely?

I saw that as a next step, with the "official" deprecation of "save".
I thought we might want to advertise "push" a bit more before actually
officially deprecating "save" and sending the deprecation notice out
in the release notes.

OTOH, dropping it from the synopsis in the man page probably wouldn't
cause much issue, as "push" directly replaces it, and is easily
visible.  Not sure how slow we want to take the deprecation?

> -Peff

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Thread overview: 30+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2017-10-05 20:00 [RFC] deprecate git stash save? (was: Re: [PATCH 2/3] http-push: fix construction of hex value from path) Thomas Gummerer
2017-10-05 20:10 ` [PATCH 2/1] mention git stash push first in the man page Thomas Gummerer
2017-10-17  4:14   ` Jeff King
2017-10-17 21:45     ` Thomas Gummerer [this message]
2017-10-17 21:47       ` Jeff King
2017-10-19 18:08         ` Thomas Gummerer
2017-10-20  8:04           ` Robert P. J. Day
2017-10-21  6:20             ` Jeff King
2017-10-21  6:43               ` Robert P. J. Day
2017-10-12  0:56 ` [RFC] deprecate git stash save? Junio C Hamano
2017-10-12 11:14   ` Junio C Hamano
2017-10-16 18:19     ` Thomas Gummerer
2017-10-17  4:13 ` [RFC] deprecate git stash save? (was: Re: [PATCH 2/3] http-push: fix construction of hex value from path) Jeff King
2017-10-17 21:47   ` Thomas Gummerer
2017-10-19 18:33 ` [PATCH v2 1/2] replace git stash save with git stash push in the documentation Thomas Gummerer
2017-10-19 18:33   ` [PATCH v2 2/2] mark git stash push deprecated in the man page Thomas Gummerer
2017-10-21  6:28     ` Jeff King
2017-10-22 16:31       ` Thomas Gummerer
2017-10-22 17:04     ` [PATCH v3 0/3] deprecate git stash save Thomas Gummerer
2017-10-22 17:04       ` [PATCH v3 1/3] replace git stash save with git stash push in the documentation Thomas Gummerer
2017-10-22 17:04       ` [PATCH v3 2/3] mark git stash push deprecated in the man page Thomas Gummerer
2017-10-22 17:04       ` [PATCH v3 3/3] stash: remove now superfluos help for "stash push" Thomas Gummerer
2017-10-23  0:39       ` [PATCH v3 0/3] deprecate git stash save Jeff King
2017-10-23  1:19       ` Junio C Hamano
2017-10-23  5:18         ` Jeff King
2017-10-23  6:26           ` Junio C Hamano
2017-10-23  5:47         ` Robert P. J. Day
2017-10-23  1:32       ` Junio C Hamano
2017-10-21  6:26   ` [PATCH v2 1/2] replace git stash save with git stash push in the documentation Jeff King
2017-10-22 16:28     ` Thomas Gummerer

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