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Re: vc for git users.


From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: vc for git users.
Date: Tue, 29 Oct 2019 16:18:19 +0200

> From: Lars Magne Ingebrigtsen <address@hidden>
> Cc: address@hidden
> Date: Tue, 29 Oct 2019 14:59:28 +0100
> 
> I tried explaining Emacs' git support through vc was the other day, and
> he just couldn't wrap his head around how easy Emacs makes it.  "But...
> but...  staging...  the index...  how...  wha..."  When you're finally
> proficient in a nigh-incomprehensible tool like command line git, it
> sounds as if something's missing in Emacs somehow.

Yes, Git is brainwashing us.

> So I think it might make some sense to write some text that explains
> that, indeed, `C-x v v' makes most of that just go away -- you don't
> have to think explicitly in those git terms.

Wouldn't that explanation just repeat what we say in "Basic VC
Editing"?



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