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From: Krzysztof Mazur <krzysiek@podlesie.net>
To: Felipe Contreras <felipe.contreras@gmail.com>
Cc: git@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH v3] Add core.mode configuration
Date: Wed, 16 Oct 2013 08:34:36 +0200
Message-ID: <20131016063436.GB24964@shrek.podlesie.net> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <525e100e45ee8_81a151de74ed@nysa.notmuch>

On Tue, Oct 15, 2013 at 11:03:26PM -0500, Felipe Contreras wrote:
> > not some "next" behavior that may change in future.
> 
> But I'm suggesting to add a core.addremove option as well, like you suggested,
> am I not?

Yes, I think we both agreed on adding core.addremove. I'm just not
convinced if we should also add core.mode.

> 
> So you would be happy if we had core.addremove = true *and* core.mode = next,
> right? You would use one, different people with different needs would use the
> other.

Yes, if there are people that will use core.mode it will be worth
adding. I'm just not one of them.

> 
> > > > That's safer than next (at least for interactive use) and maybe more users
> > > > would use that, but I don't think that's worth adding.
> > > 
> > > Maybe, but I don't think many users would use either mode, and that's good.
> > > 
> > > > For me, old behavior by default and warnings with information how to
> > > > enable new incompatible features, is sufficient. So I don't need
> > > > core.mode option, but as long it will be useful for other users I have
> > > > nothing against it.
> > > 
> > > OK, but that seems to mean you don't need core.mode = next-warn either. I'm not
> > > against adding such a mode, but I would like to hear about _somebody_ that
> > > would like to actually use it. I don't like to program for ghosts.
> > >
> > 
> > As I said earlier, I don't think that next-warn it's worth adding, but
> > such option might increase the number of people interested in the
> > core.mode.
> 
> Well that's a hypothesis, and I would be interested in finding out if that's
> true, but until I see somebody that says "I want core.mode = next-war", I'm
> going to assume they are hypothetical.
> 

Yes, that's just a hypothesis.

Krzysiek

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Thread overview: 25+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2013-10-12  7:04 Felipe Contreras
2013-10-14 20:59 ` Krzysztof Mazur
2013-10-14 21:35   ` Felipe Contreras
2013-10-15 12:35     ` Krzysztof Mazur
2013-10-15 12:32       ` Felipe Contreras
2013-10-15 13:33         ` Krzysztof Mazur
2013-10-15 13:29           ` Felipe Contreras
2013-10-15 14:51             ` Krzysztof Mazur
2013-10-15 16:59               ` John Szakmeister
2013-10-16  3:55                 ` Felipe Contreras
2013-10-16  7:09                   ` Krzysztof Mazur
2013-10-16 19:31                     ` Felipe Contreras
2013-10-16 10:54                   ` John Szakmeister
2013-10-16 15:11                     ` John Szakmeister
2013-10-16 19:57                       ` Felipe Contreras
2013-10-16 19:32                     ` Felipe Contreras
2013-10-16 22:02                       ` Philip Oakley
2013-10-16 23:06                         ` Jonathan Nieder
2013-10-17 19:48                           ` Philip Oakley
2013-10-17 21:08                           ` Felipe Contreras
2013-10-15 18:51               ` Felipe Contreras
2013-10-15 22:01                 ` Krzysztof Mazur
2013-10-16  4:03                   ` Felipe Contreras
2013-10-16  6:34                     ` Krzysztof Mazur [this message]
2013-10-16 19:28                       ` Felipe Contreras

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