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Re: Finer timestamps and serialization in git




Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason <avarab@xxxxxxxxx>:
> You put it key-values in the commit message and read it back out via
> git-interpret-trailers.

Speaking as a person who has done a lot of repository migrations, this
makes me shudder.  It's fragile, kludgy, and does not maintain proper
separation of concerns.

The feature I *didn't* ask for at the next format break is a user-modifiable
key-value store per commit that is *not* in the commit comment.  Bzr
has this.  It's useful.
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