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From: Felipe Contreras <felipe.contreras@gmail.com>
To: Johannes Schindelin <Johannes.Schindelin@gmx.de>,
	Elijah Newren <newren@gmail.com>
Cc: "Gábor Farkas" <gabor.farkas@gmail.com>,
	"Git Mailing List" <git@vger.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: git switch/restore, still experimental?
Date: Wed, 05 May 2021 12:52:03 -0500	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <6092db4384938_1d2452084a@natae.notmuch> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <nycvar.QRO.7.76.6.2105051554250.50@tvgsbejvaqbjf.bet>

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

      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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