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Re: Policty question - encoding to use in git repository?

From: Karl Fogel
Subject: Re: Policty question - encoding to use in git repository?
Date: Tue, 18 Feb 2014 10:30:42 -0600
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Stefan Monnier <address@hidden> writes:
>>> While we're on the topic of normalization, is it the intent to
>>> normalize spelling of author and committer names in the repository?
>> I wondered when the revisionism would get to that stage...
>> Remember to fix all typos as well!
>> And don't forget to remove all trailing whitespace!
>> And use US spelling throughout!
>> And two spaces after all full stops!
>> And ...
>Please Glenn, stop this nonsense!  Fixing those cosmetic issues is
>a waste of time.  We should focus on fixing actual bugs.  Could someone
>please help Eric collect a list of the various bug-fixes that should be
>back-ported to older revisions?  If you could find to which revision it
>should apply it's better, but if not, I'm confident Eric will find
>a neat heuristic to add to his reposurgeon to automatically find the
>right revision.


It seems the farther we get in this process, the closer we get to
becoming reality, yikes...

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