[Chicago] Best Ever

Brian Herman brianherman at gmail.com
Fri Aug 2 22:24:04 CEST 2013

Did we miss a link or something? Where is the blog post?

On Fri, Aug 2, 2013 at 3:10 PM, Martin Maney <maney at two14.net> wrote:

> On Fri, Aug 02, 2013 at 11:11:32AM -0500, Brian Herman wrote:
> > I could help you with git and svn if you need help with version control.
> > This is a good book: http://git-scm.com/book
> This blog post does a really nice job of explaining the mysterious
> index.  I can't recall if Pro Git covers this essential bit of
> infrastructure any better than the other books and documentation.  But
> the index is actually the key to several common and useful techniques
> for composing good commits even when you didn't know where you were
> going when you started the day's work.  Which is really about 99% of
> the time IME, since if you knew just what was needed that clearly it
> was probably import this_magic_library and two or three lines of code,
> not a day's work!
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> by organizing armies of idiots to do the work.  -- Dennett
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