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Re: State of the repository conversion

From: David Engster
Subject: Re: State of the repository conversion
Date: Thu, 20 Mar 2014 08:06:44 +0100
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Óscar Fuentes writes:
> Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> writes:
>>> I would encourage git newcomers to just use Magit. It provides a nice UI
>>> for git, requiring very basic knowledge of git's specific features.
>> That's unrelated to the issue at hand, which is how we use git at the
>> project level.
> Magit can determine how you use git at the project level. Since it makes
> ordinary tasks quite more simple and less error-prone, git's barroque UI
> is no longer a significant factor.

Since Eli is working on Windows, I don't think Magit is a good solution
for him. It is pretty slow there since it is often doing an excessive
number of calls of the Git binary under the hood.


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