From: Felipe Contreras <email@example.com> To: Johannes Schindelin <Johannes.Schindelin@gmx.de>, Elijah Newren <firstname.lastname@example.org> Cc: "Gábor Farkas" <email@example.com>, "Git Mailing List" <firstname.lastname@example.org> Subject: Re: git switch/restore, still experimental? Date: Wed, 05 May 2021 12:52:03 -0500 [thread overview] Message-ID: <email@example.com> (raw) In-Reply-To: <nycvar.QRO.firstname.lastname@example.org> Johannes Schindelin wrote: > Which leaves us with two hard choices regarding switch/restore, none of > them really being comfortable: > > - we scrap switch/restore because their usability is not really all that > improved relative to `git checkout`. > > - we leave switch/restore as-are (because by now, changing the options or > the design would be almost certainly disruptive to users who already > tried to adopt the new commands, I being one of those users). There's another option: - we revamp completely switch/restore (because any users relying on them by now were warned they shouldn't assume these commands to stay as they are). > I say that neither of them is a really splendid choice because the > original goal is not only not accomplished, but I would say it is even > harder now than it was when we accepted switch/restore into an official > release, because of that experience with switch/restore. We simply do not > have the right expertise on this list, and therefore anything we do will > always have that "UX designed by an engineer" feel. I disagree. Engineers can create a good UI, especially after trying for a while failed attempts. Cheers. -- Felipe Contreras
prev parent reply other threads:[~2021-05-05 18:04 UTC|newest] Thread overview: 25+ messages / expand[flat|nested] mbox.gz Atom feed top 2021-05-04 10:32 Gábor Farkas 2021-05-04 19:54 ` Felipe Contreras 2021-05-05 3:46 ` Elijah Newren 2021-05-05 4:01 ` Eric Sunshine 2021-05-05 11:09 ` Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason 2021-05-05 17:46 ` Felipe Contreras 2021-05-05 19:26 ` Sergey Organov 2021-05-05 19:48 ` Sergey Organov 2021-05-06 1:39 ` Junio C Hamano 2021-05-06 15:19 ` Sergey Organov 2021-05-06 10:05 ` Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason 2021-05-06 14:29 ` Sergey Organov 2021-05-06 2:16 ` Junio C Hamano 2021-05-06 10:02 ` Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason 2021-05-10 11:04 ` Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason 2021-05-10 18:27 ` Junio C Hamano 2021-05-06 11:00 ` Felipe Contreras 2021-05-06 15:26 ` Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason 2021-05-06 21:55 ` Felipe Contreras 2021-05-10 10:58 ` Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason 2021-05-11 7:15 ` Felipe Contreras 2021-05-05 14:18 ` Johannes Schindelin 2021-05-05 14:26 ` Randall S. Becker 2021-05-06 1:15 ` Junio C Hamano 2021-05-05 17:52 ` Felipe Contreras [this message]
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