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From: Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>
To: Johannes Schindelin <Johannes.Schindelin@gmx.de>
Cc: Jeff King <peff@peff.net>,
	Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>,
	Git List Mailing <git@vger.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: Avoiding 'master' nomenclature
Date: Mon, 10 Aug 2020 08:45:53 -0700
Message-ID: <xmqqo8nicxn2.fsf@gitster.c.googlers.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <nycvar.QRO.7.76.6.2008101349570.50@tvgsbejvaqbjf.bet> (Johannes Schindelin's message of "Mon, 10 Aug 2020 13:53:58 +0200 (CEST)")

Johannes Schindelin <Johannes.Schindelin@gmx.de> writes:

> Looks good to me, and apart from the config key (for which I also don't
> have a better suggestion), this looks pretty much how I would have done it
> (but refrained from doing because I really wanted the patch series to be
> part of v2.28.0).

Yes, my fault.  What you originally had was "we no longer special
case 'master', we special case init.default instead", and after I
responded with "why special case anything?  everybody is equal ;-)"
we ended up marking merges to 'master' as such in the latest
release.

The patch you are responding to is much more in line with the way in
which we dealt with the special casing of 'master' in the
fast-export anonymization in the latest release, and I am reasonably
happy with it.  Until we need to worry about the "do we need to keep
track of which branch is the 'primary' one in this repository
automatically?" issue sometime later, that is.

> TBH I expected some discussion along the line "Shouldn't this be an
> opt-in, with the initial default saying 'every branch except `master`'?",
> but that seems not to have taken place.

I do not quite get it.  Without any explicit configuration, every
branch except 'master' is shown, just like we've done for the past
15 years.  You can opt into hiding other names instead of 'master',
hiding nothing, or hiding everything.

Thanks.

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Thread overview: 42+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-07-29 19:44 Linus Torvalds
2020-07-29 20:04 ` Junio C Hamano
2020-07-29 20:23   ` Linus Torvalds
2020-07-29 20:38     ` Jonathan Nieder
2020-07-29 20:46       ` Linus Torvalds
2020-07-29 20:56         ` Linus Torvalds
2020-07-30  8:17       ` lego_12239
2020-07-31  0:57         ` Jeff King
2020-07-31  8:19           ` Oleg
2020-07-29 20:40     ` Linus Torvalds
2020-07-29 20:58       ` Jeff King
2020-07-29 21:20         ` Linus Torvalds
2020-07-30  0:29           ` Jeff King
2020-07-30  0:44             ` Linus Torvalds
2020-07-30  0:52               ` Jeff King
2020-07-30  0:57                 ` Linus Torvalds
2020-07-31  0:44                   ` Jeff King
2020-07-29 21:25         ` Junio C Hamano
2020-07-29 22:50           ` Junio C Hamano
2020-07-30  0:14             ` Jeff King
2020-07-30  0:23               ` Linus Torvalds
2020-07-30 10:11                 ` Michal Suchánek
2020-07-30  0:31               ` Jeff King
2020-07-30  0:36             ` Junio C Hamano
2020-07-30 18:02               ` [PATCH v3 0/2] fmt-merge-msg: selectively suppress "into <branch>" Junio C Hamano
2020-07-30 18:02                 ` [PATCH v3 1/2] Revert "fmt-merge-msg: stop treating `master` specially" Junio C Hamano
2020-07-30 19:10                   ` Eric Sunshine
2020-07-30 19:40                     ` Junio C Hamano
2020-07-30 18:02                 ` [PATCH v3 2/2] fmt-merge-msg: allow merge destination to be omitted again Junio C Hamano
2020-07-31  0:42                 ` [PATCH v3 0/2] fmt-merge-msg: selectively suppress "into <branch>" Jeff King
2020-07-31  2:04                   ` Junio C Hamano
2020-07-31  2:22                     ` Jeff King
2020-07-31 20:03                       ` Taylor Blau
2020-07-31 20:12                         ` Junio C Hamano
2020-07-31 20:17                           ` Taylor Blau
2020-08-01  7:15                         ` Michal Suchánek
2020-08-10 11:53               ` Avoiding 'master' nomenclature Johannes Schindelin
2020-08-10 15:45                 ` Junio C Hamano [this message]
2020-08-11  2:39                   ` Johannes Schindelin
2020-08-12  0:30                     ` Junio C Hamano
2020-07-29 20:40     ` Junio C Hamano
2020-07-29 20:51       ` Linus Torvalds

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