Why not rebase instead of merge?

Stephen Paul Weber singpolyma at singpolyma.net
Sun Feb 24 23:50:17 CET 2013

Somebody claiming to be Alexander Kjeldaas wrote:
>Here you might want to do a
>git rebase -i <when-you-split-from-main-branch>
>and squash unnecessary commits into larger ones.

I've never understood why people do this.  It seems to violate the purpose 
of making good atomic commits in the first place.

Stephen Paul Weber, @singpolyma
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