Show git branches by date - useful for showing active branches

for k in `git branch|sed s/^..//`;do echo -e `git log -1 --pretty=format:"%Cgreen%ci %Cblue%cr%Creset" "$k" --`\\t"$k";done|sort
This fixes a bug found in the other scripts which fail when a branch has the same name as a file or directory in the current directory.
Sample Output

psh:foursquare.web ryan$ for k in `git branch|sed s/^..//`;do echo -e `git log -1 --pretty=format:"%Cgreen%ci %Cblue%cr%Creset" "$k" --`\\t"$k";done|sort
2011-09-21 15:14:09 -0400 6 weeks ago	i18n
2011-09-26 19:11:42 -0400 5 weeks ago	soybeans-js
2011-10-26 01:53:40 -0400 7 days ago	emails
2011-10-26 16:41:48 -0400 6 days ago	ms-rd
2011-10-27 14:29:30 +0000 6 days ago	master
2011-10-27 14:29:30 +0000 6 days ago	nl
2011-11-01 09:40:05 -0400 17 hours ago	snl
psh:foursquare.web ryan$ 

By: ryan
2011-11-02 06:16:22

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leena · 13 weeks and 3 days ago

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