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From: Firmin Martin <firminmartin24@gmail.com>
To: Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>
Cc: git@vger.kernel.org, Jeff King <peff@peff.net>,
	Johannes Schindelin <johannes.schindelin@gmail.com>,
	Erik Faye-Lund <kusmabite@gmail.com>,
	Denton Liu <liu.denton@gmail.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v1 2/8] format-patch: confirmation whenever patches exist
Date: Tue, 11 May 2021 05:17:19 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <87pmxyez7k.fsf@Inspiron.i-did-not-set--mail-host-address--so-tickle-me> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <xmqq8s4nqc0u.fsf@gitster.g>

Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com> writes:

> Firmin Martin <firminmartin24@gmail.com> writes:
>
>>> True.  But if we require confirmation before overwriting patches,
>>> that would be overall worsening the end-user experience, I am
>>> afraid.  In a 5-patch series with a cover-letter that was formatted,
>>> proofread, corrected with "rebase -i" and then re-formatted, unless
>>> you rephrased the titles of the patches, you'd get prompted once for
>>> the cover letter (which *IS* valuable) and five-times for patches
>>> (which is annoying).
>> This is true for this patch, but the semantics changed after the patch
>> #3. I really should have squashed them together to not create
>> confusion. Sorry about that.
>
> No, please keep them separate.  What we can do to avoid confusion
> like I showed is to make a note on the earlier one, saying "with
> this the user experience looks like this, which may be suboptimal
> for such and such reasons, but in a later step it will be improved
> in this and that way".

Ok, it's noted.

  reply	other threads:[~2021-05-11  3:17 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 34+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-05-06 16:50 [PATCH v1 0/8] format-patch: introduce --confirm-overwrite Firmin Martin
2021-05-06 16:50 ` [PATCH v1 1/8] compat/terminal: let prompt accept input from pipe Firmin Martin
2021-05-06 23:37   ` Junio C Hamano
2021-05-07  4:54     ` Jeff King
2021-05-07  5:25       ` Junio C Hamano
2021-05-10  4:18       ` Firmin Martin
2021-05-10 21:32         ` Jeff King
2021-05-11  3:38           ` Junio C Hamano
2021-05-11  6:10             ` Jeff King
2021-05-11  6:17               ` Junio C Hamano
2021-05-11  6:37                 ` Jeff King
2021-05-06 16:50 ` [PATCH v1 2/8] format-patch: confirmation whenever patches exist Firmin Martin
2021-05-06 23:48   ` Junio C Hamano
2021-05-10  3:30     ` Firmin Martin
2021-05-10  7:32       ` Junio C Hamano
2021-05-11  3:17         ` Firmin Martin [this message]
2021-05-06 16:50 ` [PATCH v1 3/8] format-patch: add config option confirmOverwrite Firmin Martin
2021-05-06 16:50 ` [PATCH v1 4/8] format-patch: add the option --confirm-overwrite Firmin Martin
2021-05-06 16:50 ` [PATCH v1 5/8] t4014: test patches overwrite confirmation Firmin Martin
2021-05-06 16:51 ` [PATCH v1 6/8] t4014: fix tests overwriting cover letter in silent Firmin Martin
2021-05-06 16:51 ` [PATCH v1 7/8] doc/format-patch: describe --confirm-overwrite Firmin Martin
2021-05-07  3:32   ` Bagas Sanjaya
2021-05-10  4:22     ` Firmin Martin
2021-05-06 16:51 ` [PATCH v1 8/8] config/format: describe format.confirmOverwrite Firmin Martin
2021-05-06 22:33 ` [PATCH v1 0/8] format-patch: introduce --confirm-overwrite Junio C Hamano
2021-05-11  0:18   ` Firmin Martin
2021-05-07  1:46 ` Felipe Contreras
2021-05-07  8:55   ` Denton Liu
2021-05-11  1:09     ` Firmin Martin
2021-05-11  5:12       ` Felipe Contreras
2021-05-11  5:03     ` Felipe Contreras
2021-05-07 14:02   ` Sergey Organov
2021-05-11  0:46   ` Firmin Martin
2021-05-10 12:02 ` Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason

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