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A Tale of Two Commits (2018) (mrcote.info)
15 points by edmorley 11 days ago | hide | past | web | favorite | 2 comments





We use "squashed diff" so you get a single patch for a single fix or stable portion of a new feature (a whole new feature if it's small & nonbreaking).

I would think the "trickle of small changes" would be painful to keep track of, especially on a large team.


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I'm so tired of hearing about this. XUL was slow, and no one wanted Mozilla to spend millions improving a standard of which it was the sole user. There was a multi-year deprecation cycle. Everyone had a chance to update in advance.

Sorry your workflow was broken, but sometimes the users have to pay the price for technical debt too.




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