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From: Johannes Schindelin <Johannes.Schindelin@gmx.de>
To: Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>
Cc: Derrick Stolee via GitGitGadget <gitgitgadget@gmail.com>,
	git@vger.kernel.org, peff@peff.net, jnareb@gmail.com,
	pclouds@gmail.com, carenas@gmail.com, avarab@gmail.com,
	Derrick Stolee <dstolee@microsoft.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v3 2/5] repo-settings: add feature.manyCommits setting
Date: Wed, 31 Jul 2019 15:17:59 +0200 (CEST)	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <nycvar.QRO.7.76.6.1907311515210.21907@tvgsbejvaqbjf.bet> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <xmqqh873s0jy.fsf@gitster-ct.c.googlers.com>

Hi Junio,

On Tue, 30 Jul 2019, Junio C Hamano wrote:

> "Derrick Stolee via GitGitGadget" <gitgitgadget@gmail.com> writes:
>
> > +#define UPDATE_DEFAULT(s,v) do { if (s == -1) { s = v; } } while(0)
>
> [...]
>  3. When we learn to set default values for variables that are not
>     boolean in the future, we will regret that we did not name it
>     UPDATE_DEFAULT_BOOL(slot, value).

On the other hand, as we never promised any kind of API (and this is not
even an internal API to begin with), it will be _easy_ to rename it in
the unlikely event that we would ever introduce non-boolean defaults to
override, wouldn't you agree?

We have plenty of precedent where patch series start by refactoring,
whether it is to rename functions or variables or files or extracting
functions. Preparing for a future that might never come strikes me as
premature optimization.

Ciao,
Dscho

  reply	other threads:[~2019-07-31 13:18 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 54+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-07-22 17:54 [PATCH 0/5] Create 'feature.*' config area and some centralized config parsing Derrick Stolee via GitGitGadget
2019-07-22 17:54 ` [PATCH 1/5] repo-settings: consolidate some config settings Derrick Stolee via GitGitGadget
2019-07-23 13:12   ` Johannes Schindelin
2019-07-22 17:54 ` [PATCH 2/5] repo-settings: add feature.manyCommits setting Derrick Stolee via GitGitGadget
2019-07-23 14:53   ` Johannes Schindelin
2019-07-24 10:41     ` Derrick Stolee
2019-07-22 17:54 ` [PATCH 4/5] repo-settings: create feature.manyFiles setting Derrick Stolee via GitGitGadget
2019-07-22 17:54 ` [PATCH 3/5] repo-settings: parse core.untrackedCache Derrick Stolee via GitGitGadget
2019-07-23 15:04   ` Johannes Schindelin
2019-07-24 19:27     ` Derrick Stolee
2019-07-22 17:54 ` [PATCH 5/5] repo-settings: create feature.experimental setting Derrick Stolee via GitGitGadget
2019-07-23 15:20   ` Johannes Schindelin
2019-07-25  1:47     ` Derrick Stolee
2019-07-25  2:23 ` [PATCH v2 0/5] Create 'feature.*' config area and some centralized config parsing Derrick Stolee via GitGitGadget
2019-07-25  2:23   ` [PATCH v2 1/5] repo-settings: consolidate some config settings Derrick Stolee via GitGitGadget
2019-07-25  9:30     ` Johannes Schindelin
2019-07-25  2:23   ` [PATCH v2 2/5] repo-settings: add feature.manyCommits setting Derrick Stolee via GitGitGadget
2019-07-25  2:23   ` [PATCH v2 3/5] repo-settings: parse core.untrackedCache Derrick Stolee via GitGitGadget
2019-07-25  9:36     ` Johannes Schindelin
2019-07-25  2:23   ` [PATCH v2 4/5] repo-settings: create feature.manyFiles setting Derrick Stolee via GitGitGadget
2019-07-25  2:23   ` [PATCH v2 5/5] repo-settings: create feature.experimental setting Derrick Stolee via GitGitGadget
2019-07-25  9:40   ` [PATCH v2 0/5] Create 'feature.*' config area and some centralized config parsing Johannes Schindelin
2019-07-30 19:35   ` [PATCH v3 " Derrick Stolee via GitGitGadget
2019-07-30 19:35     ` [PATCH v3 1/5] repo-settings: consolidate some config settings Derrick Stolee via GitGitGadget
2019-07-30 20:47       ` Junio C Hamano
2019-07-30 19:35     ` [PATCH v3 2/5] repo-settings: add feature.manyCommits setting Derrick Stolee via GitGitGadget
2019-07-30 20:57       ` Junio C Hamano
2019-07-31 13:17         ` Johannes Schindelin [this message]
2019-07-31 15:48           ` Junio C Hamano
2019-07-31 15:01       ` Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2019-08-01 18:27         ` Derrick Stolee
2019-07-30 19:35     ` [PATCH v3 3/5] repo-settings: parse core.untrackedCache Derrick Stolee via GitGitGadget
2019-07-30 19:35     ` [PATCH v3 4/5] repo-settings: create feature.manyFiles setting Derrick Stolee via GitGitGadget
2019-07-30 19:35     ` [PATCH v3 5/5] repo-settings: create feature.experimental setting Derrick Stolee via GitGitGadget
2019-08-08 18:34       ` Elijah Newren
2019-08-08 18:48         ` Derrick Stolee
2019-08-08 18:59         ` Junio C Hamano
2019-08-08 19:12           ` Derrick Stolee
2019-08-08 20:31             ` Elijah Newren
2019-08-08 20:49               ` Derrick Stolee
2019-08-08 19:19           ` Elijah Newren
2019-08-08 20:07             ` Junio C Hamano
2019-08-08 20:46               ` Derrick Stolee
2019-08-13 18:37     ` [PATCH v4 0/6] Create 'feature.*' config area and some centralized config parsing Derrick Stolee via GitGitGadget
2019-08-13 18:37       ` [PATCH v4 1/6] repo-settings: consolidate some config settings Derrick Stolee via GitGitGadget
2019-08-13 18:37       ` [PATCH v4 2/6] t6501: use 'git gc' in quiet mode Derrick Stolee via GitGitGadget
2019-08-13 18:37       ` [PATCH v4 3/6] commit-graph: turn on commit-graph by default Derrick Stolee via GitGitGadget
2019-08-13 18:37       ` [PATCH v4 4/6] repo-settings: parse core.untrackedCache Derrick Stolee via GitGitGadget
2019-08-13 18:37       ` [PATCH v4 5/6] repo-settings: create feature.manyFiles setting Derrick Stolee via GitGitGadget
2019-08-13 18:37       ` [PATCH v4 6/6] repo-settings: create feature.experimental setting Derrick Stolee via GitGitGadget
2019-08-13 21:04       ` [PATCH v4 0/6] Create 'feature.*' config area and some centralized config parsing Junio C Hamano
2019-08-13 21:08         ` Junio C Hamano
2019-08-14 10:32           ` Derrick Stolee
2019-08-14 10:38             ` Derrick Stolee

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