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Re: [RFC] *Greatly* improve merge performance, but break(?) edge cases

From: Julian Foad <julianfoad_at_btopenworld.com>
Date: Mon, 13 Jul 2009 15:38:02 +0100

I (Julian Foad) wrote:
[...]
> I think therefore it's right to do this. If it should cause any problem,
> it will almost certainly be a problem that already existed in some
> corner cases (where there's differing implicit mergeinfo but no explicit
> mergeinfo), and we would want to know about such a problem anyway, and
> this will make it easier to find and diagnose.

Put simply:
Consistency is a necessary step on the road to correctness.

- Julian

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