Re: [PATCH v1 11/11] doc: promote "git restore"
- Date: Wed, 13 Mar 2019 13:58:04 +0900
- From: Junio C Hamano <gitster@xxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: [PATCH v1 11/11] doc: promote "git restore"
Duy Nguyen <pclouds@xxxxxxxxx> writes:
>> Just curious: At what point did git checkout become not commonly
>> used? Git switch and git restore are not yet in git as of 2.21.0,
>> which is rather current. Maybe I missed a thread.
> I declare "git checkout" not commonly used the moment git-switch and
> git-restore are released!
> More seriously, this is an attempt to promote new commands. The
> "commonly used" here refers to the set of commands that show when you
> run "git help" (they are called "common" in command-list.txt
> classification). Since the people who type "git help" are mostly new
> people, I think promoting the friendlier alternative is a good idea.
So it is mainly how the word "common" is defined? It's not how
common the command is in the minds of the population of Git users,
but how common we want it to be?