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Because no one cares about an individual's doodles and false starts on a feature branch, or an exploratory branch off a feature branch, they only care about the final difference between before and after merge. Explorations are an unnecessary distraction.

I disagree that categorically "no one cares": https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=6457243

I think phrases like "no one" should be understood as no one modulo a small number of exceptions that does not noticeably affect the majority trend. Always.

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