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From: Johannes Schindelin <Johannes.Schindelin@gmx.de>
To: Ariadne Conill <ariadne@dereferenced.org>
Cc: Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>, Jeff King <peff@peff.net>,
	Jonathan Nieder <jrnieder@gmail.com>,
	git-for-windows@googlegroups.com,
	Git Mailing List <git@vger.kernel.org>,
	git-packagers@googlegroups.com
Subject: Re: Git for Windows v2.23.0-rc0, was Re: [ANNOUNCE] Git v2.23.0-rc0
Date: Thu, 1 Aug 2019 23:39:56 +0200 (CEST)
Message-ID: <nycvar.QRO.7.76.6.1908012338070.21907@tvgsbejvaqbjf.bet> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <CAAOiGNzzGqSYxhw=KACYRTxArCY+5H8M4UyY5LFdsnO5VehpOA@mail.gmail.com>

Hi,

On Wed, 31 Jul 2019, Ariadne Conill wrote:

> Hello,
>
> On Wed, Jul 31, 2019 at 10:21 PM Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com> wrote:
> >
> > Jeff King <peff@peff.net> writes:
> >
> > > This seems OK to me, though I kind of wonder if anybody really wants
> > > "auto". Unlike log.decorate, which changes the syntax, there is no real
> > > reason to avoid mailmap when somebody else is parsing the output. And I
> > > could imagine it is especially confusing if:
> > >
> > >   git log --author=whoever
> > >
> > > and
> > >
> > >   git log | grep whoever | wc -l
> > >
> > > do not agree.
> >
> > I personally do not think it is too late to change for the upcoming
> > release, either.
> >
> > But 'auto' that changes the displayed name depending on the output
> > being or not being a terminal makes little sense, I would think, for
> > the above reason.
> >
>
> I think if the warning is annoying people, then we should just change
> the default and document it in the release notes.  Ultimately, I think
> that this is behaviour that most see as a bug (especially when you
> consider that `git shortlog` and `git blame` default to using mailmap
> already), so simply describing it as a bugfix is arguably sufficient.

I also agree!

And it makes me happy not only because I am no longer annoyed by that
warning that flickers before the pager kicks in, but even happier
because I know people who used to be known by another name that they
really do not care about anymore.

Thanks,
Dscho

  reply	other threads:[~2019-08-01 21:40 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 27+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-07-29 21:49 Junio C Hamano
2019-07-31 12:43 ` Git for Windows v2.23.0-rc0, was " Johannes Schindelin
2019-07-31 23:18   ` Jeff King
2019-08-01  0:21     ` Jonathan Nieder
2019-08-01  0:37       ` Ariadne Conill
2019-08-01  1:00       ` Jeff King
2019-08-01  1:14         ` Jonathan Nieder
2019-08-01  1:38         ` Ariadne Conill
2019-08-01  2:53           ` Jeff King
2019-08-01  3:21         ` Junio C Hamano
2019-08-01  4:54           ` Ariadne Conill
2019-08-01 21:39             ` Johannes Schindelin [this message]
2019-08-01 15:45       ` Junio C Hamano
2019-08-01 16:12         ` Ariadne Conill
2019-08-01 21:36         ` Jeff King
2019-08-01 21:46           ` Junio C Hamano
2019-08-01 21:54             ` Junio C Hamano
2019-08-01 22:18               ` Todd Zullinger
2019-08-02  2:27         ` Jonathan Nieder
2019-08-02 16:53           ` Junio C Hamano
2019-08-02 18:35             ` Jeff King
2019-08-01  1:04   ` [git-for-windows] " Bryan Turner
2019-08-01 21:40     ` Johannes Schindelin
2019-08-01 14:12 ` [PATCH] RelNotes/2.23.0: fix a few typos and other minor issues Martin Ågren
2019-08-01 15:56   ` Junio C Hamano
2019-08-01 15:57   ` Junio C Hamano
2019-08-01 19:28     ` Martin Ågren

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