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From: Dany <nessup@gmail.com>
To: "git@vger.kernel.org" <git@vger.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: Feature request:
Date: Wed, 3 Jul 2013 16:53:18 -0700	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <686269E5-8539-42F9-B0B6-D7CA996A4FF2@gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <67824DCD-A486-476D-9A04-D18B083DB090@gmail.com>

lol, confusion abound. this message was intended to be in response to "Re: Feature request: prevent push -f from pushing all branches at once"

On Jul 3, 2013, at 4:52 PM, Dany <nessup@gmail.com> wrote:

> Hey Jonathan,
> 
> Thanks for the quick reply. I think that's a great message; I do have to say that I wouldn't have known what the `matching` and `simple` modes are without that message; I just had to look it up is all. It may be helpful to tell users that `simple` is probably what they want :)
> 
> @DanyJoumaa
> 1 520 991 5001
> 
> On Jul 3, 2013, at 4:46 PM, Jakub Narebski <jnareb@gmail.com> wrote:
> 
>> [I'm sorry about breaking Cc: chain - responding via GMane web interface]
>> 
>> Junio C Hamano <gitster <at> pobox.com> writes:
>>> Ed Hutchins <eh <at> demeterr.com> writes:
>>> 
>>>> I'm not trying to change the way git does things (which works perfectly
>>>> well), I'm asking for some extra information to be added to the commit
>>>> so that analysis of the ancestry graph can be tied to the branch topics
>>>> that the original author was working from. [...]
>> [...]
>>> It is not just misleading but is actively wrong to recording the
>>> name of the original branch in commits and carrying them forward via
>>> rebase. If you want a record of what a group of commits were about,
>>> the right time to do so is when you merge.
>> [...]
>> 
>> There is even git-resurrect.sh script in 'contrib/' that makes
>> use of that practice to find merged-in and deleted branches,
>> and resurrect them (among other tools).
>> 
>> -- 
>> Jakub Narębski
>> 
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  reply	other threads:[~2013-07-03 23:53 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 17+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2013-07-02 19:37 Feature request: "author branch" in commit object Ed Hutchins
2013-07-02 19:49 ` Fredrik Gustafsson
2013-07-02 20:00 ` Junio C Hamano
2013-07-02 20:34   ` Ed Hutchins
2013-07-03 16:16     ` Antoine Pelisse
2013-07-03 17:31       ` Ed Hutchins
2013-07-03 18:19         ` Junio C Hamano
2013-07-04  0:00           ` Andrew Ardill
2013-07-02 20:31 ` Johan Herland
2013-07-03  9:33 ` Matthieu Moy
2013-07-03 15:47   ` Ed Hutchins
2013-07-03 18:08     ` Junio C Hamano
2013-07-03 23:46       ` Feature request: Jakub Narebski
2013-07-03 23:52         ` Dany
2013-07-03 23:53           ` Dany [this message]
2013-07-04  8:08             ` Matthieu Moy
2013-07-09 21:46       ` Feature request: "author branch" in commit object Philip Oakley

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