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Subject: Re: [boost] [git] neglected aspects
From: Dave Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2012-03-14 18:16:52

on Wed Mar 07 2012, Daniel James <> wrote:

> On 7 March 2012 19:21, Robert Ramey <ramey_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>> Christopher Jefferson wrote:
>>> On 7 Mar 2012, at 16:10, Philippe Vaucher wrote:
>>> This is the biggest problem with git -- there are a hundred tiny
>>> things to learn which are hard to find when you do not know what you
>>> are looking for.
>> This is a big problem with all software these days
> More so with git than its rivals.

That is true. And some of Git's commands are simply arranged
asymmetrically such that they're hard to remember. For example, I find
the lack of consistency between the options to "git branch" and "git
tag" to be maddening.

All that said, I still think, on balance, that Git is a winning
technology and the right choice for our future.

Dave Abrahams
BoostPro Computing

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