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Re: emacs-w3m?

From: Miles Bader
Subject: Re: emacs-w3m?
Date: Mon, 01 Mar 2010 11:42:40 +0900

Stefan Monnier <address@hidden> writes:
> There'd be very little justification for such a prompt:
> - prompts suck for command line tools that can be used in scripts (or
>   by Emacs packages ;-)
> - "bzr add" prints the list of files it actually added, so if it adds
>   some files you didn't expect, you have a fair chance of noticing it
>   after the fact.
> - the effect of an overzealous "bzr add" can be cancelled without harm
>   any time until the next "commit".
> - it's usually recommended to use "<backend> diff" before a "<backend> commit"
>   so as to make sure you don't commit something by mistake, and that
>   would give one last chance to catch a "bzr add" that added more
>   than expected.

All that said, it seems far better to just do what git does, and require
one to type "... add ." instead.  Mistakes are still possible (and thus
your points remain), but much more difficult in practice.


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