Git Attributes Filter Equivalent

Git provides a mechanism to modify file contents before they are checked out or comitted.

This is very useful for tools like git-crypt, which transparently de/encrypt files in the repo (when specified in a .gitattributes file ).

Is there some similar functionality planned for Pijul?

If not it would be great to take this use case into account.

(Git documenation: https://git-scm.com/book/en/v2/Customizing-Git-Git-Attributes)

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This would be fantastic indeed. A primary use case would be syntactic patches, where code blocks are stored outside of files, and files are just lists of pointers to them.