Opinion of February 2012

Nick Sabalausky a at a.a
Sat Feb 4 14:17:28 PST 2012

"q66" <quaker66 at gmail.com> wrote in message 
news:ejygjkiyboebpginjyuc at dfeed.kimsufi.thecybershadow.net...
> On Saturday, 4 February 2012 at 21:14:28 UTC, Nick Sabalausky wrote:
>> "Walter Bright" <newshound2 at digitalmars.com> wrote in message 
>> news:jgk65f$c0b$1 at digitalmars.com...
>>> .C (that's capital C; obviously that never worked on Windows)
>> That *can* work. Windows filenames may be case-insensitive, but they're 
>> certainly not caseless. Not from Win95 onward anyway. (Obviously I'm not 
>> saying .C is a good way to go.)
>>> For me, I find worrying about it about as productive as arguing whether 
>>> tabs should be set to 4 or 8.
>> Ok, so then why not just make the leap? Nobody *wants* .c (including you, 
>> apperently), and many people would find it to work better with .cpp. If 
>> you're so indifferent about it, then why keep clinging to .c?
> There is at least one serious issue with moving - it would break *all* dmd 
> pull requests. That does not mean I agree with the .c extension, however. 
> :)

I thought Git was supposed to be able to intelligently handle moved/renamed 
files? So shouldn't fixing those pull requests amount to "pull, possibly fix 
merge conflicts, push" just like with any other upstream change?

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