Monotone analysis

Richard Laager rlaager at
Wed Jul 9 14:35:26 EDT 2008

On Wed, 2008-07-09 at 21:18 +0300, Felipe Contreras wrote:
> About that "robust renaming", they say it breaks under certain
> conditions, but there's no reference, I don't think it's true. Git
> automatically finds out if the files are similar enough 50% at least,
> I think. So you don't need to care about renames ever again, if the
> file is more than 50% different than the original you can see it as a
> new file anyway.

Assuming the heuristic you've described is correct, wouldn't that break
the history if you changed over 50% of the file?

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