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From: Rafael Ascensao <rafa.almas@gmail.com>
To: Johannes Sixt <j6t@kdbg.org>
Cc: Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason <avarab@gmail.com>, Stefan Beller <sbeller@google.com>, Git Mailing List <git@vger.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH/RFC] git-post: the opposite of git-cherry-pick
Date: Tue, 17 Oct 2017 00:01:49 +0100
Message-ID: <CACUQV593kzMrtc4ENgD=6bBQcn0DXGRcyB7teCvGWk_QNtS98Q@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <33f7d379-126d-e27e-7dbf-616f5dfbc98a@kdbg.org>

> This is worth discussing, though not my preference. The picture to "pick
> cherries" has become quite common, and now that we use it for the name of
> the command, "cherry-pick", the direction of flow is quite obvious and
> strongly implied: from somewhere else to me (and not to somebody else).

What if we borrow '--onto' from rebase and make it cherry-pick --onto
<destination>?

This would keep the "pick cherries" analogy, but add the "they're not
for me" intention.
It also carries a bit of the "transplant" meaning of rebase.

-Rafael Ascensão

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Thread overview: 8+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2017-10-05 19:13 Johannes Sixt
2017-10-05 19:33 ` Stefan Beller
2017-10-05 21:22   ` Johannes Sixt
2017-10-13 10:51     ` Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2017-10-15 15:09       ` Johannes Sixt
2017-10-16 23:01         ` Rafael Ascensao [this message]
2017-10-17 17:30           ` Johannes Sixt
2017-10-17 21:15             ` Igor Djordjevic

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