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Re: VC mode and git

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: VC mode and git
Date: Thu, 26 Mar 2015 18:50:49 +0200

> Date: Thu, 26 Mar 2015 06:57:18 -0400
> From: Richard Stallman <address@hidden>
> CC: address@hidden, address@hidden
>   > AFAIR, none of the messages described any expert uses of Git, they all
>   > describe very simple and basic workflows, ones that are widely used by
>   > everyone.
> With all due respect, you underestimate the amount of expertise
> involved.

I don't think so.

> Perhaps there is a natural tendency to think, about the things that
> you are an expert on, that it isn't much expertise.

I'm far from being an expert on Git, believe me.  I just memorized a
couple of useful workflows which work for me.

> People like me, who barely know how to use Git but have to use it a
> little, must be very numerous.

I don't have statistics, but I very much doubt that your assertion is

>              It would be wrong to make "C-x v v" disrupt those
>   > workflows.
> I am not proposing to disrupt anything, just to change the default,
> and only when using VC.

A default that goes contrary to expectations of the many will be seen
as a disruption, I think.

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