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From: Jeff King <peff@peff.net>
To: Stephan Beyer <s-beyer@gmx.net>
Cc: David Symonds <dsymonds@gmail.com>,
	git@vger.kernel.org, gitster@pobox.com
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Implement git-staged, an alias for 'git diff --cached'.
Date: Tue, 28 Oct 2008 21:05:34 -0400	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20081029010534.GA8833@sigill.intra.peff.net> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20081029010107.GB12065@leksak.fem-net>

On Wed, Oct 29, 2008 at 02:01:07AM +0100, Stephan Beyer wrote:

> I'm still not understanding, what it's for.
> Usability? Because doing
> 	git config --global alias.staged 'diff --cached'
> is lame?

You are missing some of the context, which is that we just had a big
in-person debate about how the staged nomenclature is confusing. We call
things "cached", "staged", and "index", depending on the command.

So this is an attempt to rectify that.

-Peff

  reply	other threads:[~2008-10-29  1:06 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 25+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2008-10-28 23:39 David Symonds
2008-10-28 23:46 ` Jeff King
2008-10-28 23:59 ` David Symonds
2008-10-29  0:39   ` Jeff King
2008-10-29  0:44     ` David Symonds
2008-10-29  1:02       ` Johannes Schindelin
2008-10-29  0:58         ` Jeff King
2008-10-29 10:59       ` Wincent Colaiuta
2008-10-29 15:08         ` Johannes Schindelin
2008-10-29 15:22           ` Stephan Beyer
2008-10-29 15:48             ` Johannes Schindelin
2008-10-29 16:16           ` Wincent Colaiuta
2008-10-29 17:03             ` Johannes Schindelin
2008-10-29 17:13               ` Pascal Obry
2008-10-29 17:42               ` Wincent Colaiuta
2008-10-29 18:30                 ` Teemu Likonen
2008-10-29 20:24                   ` David Kågedal
2008-10-29 19:23                 ` Johannes Schindelin
2008-10-29 19:44                   ` Wincent Colaiuta
2008-10-29  1:01     ` Stephan Beyer
2008-10-29  1:05       ` Jeff King [this message]
2008-10-29 14:33         ` Brandon Casey
2008-10-29 15:19           ` Jeff King
2008-10-29 14:58 ` Pascal Obry
2008-10-29 19:49 ` Felipe Contreras

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