RFC: reflog for deleted branches

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an often heart question is how to restore deleted branches. Sometimes
those can be restored by using the reflog of the HEAD.

But why not create a special (ref)log for deleted branches (with SHA1,
date, name of the branch and maybe commit message of the last commit on
the deleted branch)? This way people could just look up the SHA1 of the
deleted branch and can recreate it (even if they moved the HEAD around a

Best regards,
 Sven Strickroth
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