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Re: VC mode and git

From: Eric S. Raymond
Subject: Re: VC mode and git
Date: Tue, 24 Mar 2015 14:19:36 -0400
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.23 (2014-03-12)

Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden>:
> > Because the knowledge as to whether the branch is intended to be private or
> > public is an intention in the mind of the programmer, which git cannot read.
> Isn't there something in .git/refs/remotes/ that could disclose what's
> on her mind?

Even when a remote has been declared, git cannot know about any sequence of 
commits whether it's intended to be published to that remote.  It might be 
exploratory programming, done with the option to reset to a prior state
in mind.
                <a href="http://www.catb.org/~esr/";>Eric S. Raymond</a>

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