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From: Junio C Hamano <>
To: Elijah Newren <>
Cc: Git Mailing List <>
Subject: Re: [ANNOUNCE] Git v2.24.0-rc1
Date: Sat, 02 Nov 2019 12:25:12 +0900	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <> (Elijah Newren's message of "Tue, 29 Oct 2019 23:56:50 -0700")

Elijah Newren <> writes:

> Hi Junio,
> A couple questions on the release notes...
> On Thu, Oct 24, 2019 at 1:35 PM Junio C Hamano <> wrote:
>> Git 2.24 Release Notes (draft)
>> ==============================
>> Updates since v2.23
>> -------------------
>> Backward compatibility note
>>  * Although it is not officially deprecated, "filter-branch" is
>>    showing its age and alternatives are available.  From this release,
>>    we started to discourage its uses and hint people about
>>    filter-repo.
> What do you mean by deprecation, then?
> My understanding has always been that deprecation meant "supported but
> discouraged", which is exactly what we're doing.

You probably want to question the "officially" part.  My
understading is that some vocal members of the community
may be advocating for the official deprecation, and I am
more or less in agreement, but haven't heard from enough
folks to make it "official" community consensus just yet.

      parent reply	other threads:[~2019-11-02  3:25 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 5+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-10-24  6:00 Junio C Hamano
2019-10-24 22:46 ` Git for Windows v2.24.0-rc1, was " Johannes Schindelin
2019-10-30  6:56 ` Elijah Newren
2019-10-30 20:52   ` Elijah Newren
2019-11-02  3:25   ` Junio C Hamano [this message]

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