Re: Tool renames? was Re: First stab at glossary

From: Horst von Brand <>
Date: 2005-09-02 11:50:33
Junio C Hamano <> wrote:
> Tim Ottinger <> writes:
> > git-update-cache for instance?
> > I am not sure which 'cache' commands need to be 'index' now.

> Logically you are right, but I suspect that may not fly well in
> practice.  Too many of us have already got our fingers wired to
> type cache, and the glossary is there to describe both cache and
> index.

I'd vote for cleaning it up /now/. Sure, it will hurt, but if you let time
go by and do it later, it will hurt much more.

Pre-1.0 is the last chance, AFAICS.
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