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From Jacques Le Roux <>
Subject Re: [DISCUSSION] Graduate Ignite from the Apache Incubator
Date Fri, 24 Jul 2015 08:12:46 GMT
Le 23/07/2015 21:19, Ted Dunning a écrit :
> On Thu, Jul 23, 2015 at 11:54 AM, Konstantin Boudnik <> wrote:
>> On Thu, Jul 23, 2015 at 09:29AM, Ted Dunning wrote:
>>> On Wed, Jul 22, 2015 at 11:20 PM, Konstantin Boudnik <>
>> wrote:
>>>> Looks like now we can put "git branch deletion data loss" fiction to
>> rest.
>>> I think that I am willing to say that the entirely reasonable git branch
>>> detail loss QUESTION has been answered.
>>> I don't think that recasting it as a fiction is helpful because it tends
>> to
>>> polarize the conversation by implying that the question was made up as
>> some
>>> sort of propaganda ploy that had to be defeated by righteous opponents.
>> No implications of a propaganda ploy, Ted - sorry if it looked that way.
>> However, stories about how one thinks a software application should work is
>> exactly that - a fiction ;)
> Cos,
> I am basing my questions on comments you made earlier [1].  To wit:
> After a quick walk through the master log I see that a bunch of the
>> questionable commits are resulted from the dev. branches histories not
>> being
>> properly squashed before the feature is merged into the master.
> My reading of your meaning here is that histories are expected to be
> squashed, thus losing historical detail.
> So this isn't a fiction, nor am I uninformed about how git works. This is
> about questions that were raised based on how presumably well-informed
> insiders describe the process combined with an examination of recent JIRA's
> and the mailing list.
> As a side issue, I don't think that it helps to describe the other
> participants in a conversation with heavily loaded terms and phrases like
> "fiction" or "stories" or "how one thinks ... application should work".
> Please credit other people in this conversation with good intent and with
> technical competence. There are real questions being discussed here and
> distracting the conversation from the content-rich answers that can resolve
> those questions isn't helpful.

Texas style?


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