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Re: resolving ambiguity in action stamps

From: Stephen J. Turnbull
Subject: Re: resolving ambiguity in action stamps
Date: Mon, 15 Sep 2014 09:09:10 +0900

Eric S. Raymond writes:

 > Your instinct may be to come back that this approach is too limiting,

Not at all.  My instinct is to tell you that what is good for a
machine designed to do many conversions with very high quality is
irrelevant to humans who have trouble keeping their noses snot-free at
their most excellent.

 > It might be easy for you to say "oh, we just regenerate all the commit
 > references, then".  Actually doing that is a nasty, picky job even
 > with best-in-class tools like mine, especially on a repo this size.

OK.  Go ahead, do it your way.  I don't really care -- I'm highly
unlikely to contribute code directly to Emacs anyway.

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