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Re: [bug-libunistring] two ways to use submodules for gnulib

From: Ralf Wildenhues
Subject: Re: [bug-libunistring] two ways to use submodules for gnulib
Date: Fri, 1 May 2009 19:38:48 +0200
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.18 (2008-05-17)


if I may add my two cents,

* Bruno Haible wrote on Fri, May 01, 2009 at 07:02:29PM CEST:
>   - The git history would become nonlinear and confusing, with releases
>     occurring on a particular branch only.

a nonlinear history is not bad per se!  On the contrary, a nonlinear
history can, if used cautiously, show development history very clearly.

I'm tempted to call the "confusing" part a legacy of the way CVS has
formed the way we think about version control.  I for one still suffer
from it.


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