> On Oct 17, 2016, at 6:21 AM, Andy Seaborne <a...@apache.org> wrote:
> An "HTTP header"-like form (key-value lines) would be better because it is an 
> open design where new header fields can be put in as needed. (e.g. "Author", 
> "Date", "Signed-off-by").
> It could be done as a different style, maybe identical to HTTP, so the patch 
> specific parsing begins at the first TB, or include a blank line or marker 
> like "----". Or the header could reuse the same parsing tokens, though values 
> may end up in strings for grouping more often.
>       Andy

Yeah, that's a good point. Extensibility is important. And +1 to aligning 
syntax with HTTP.

A. Soroka
The University of Virginia Library

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