There is also a case insensitive alternative [section.subsection]
syntax. In this syntax, subsection names follow the same restrictions
as for section names.

If I define [section.SUBSECTION] (aka, not all lowercase), I cannot
use: git config section.SUBSECTION.option, but rather only git config
section.subsection.option. Furthermore, If I also define a [section
"SUBSECTION"], the two sections are not merged.

I believe this differs from the case insensitity that is used for
sections: [section] and [SECTION] would be considered the same section.

Is this the proper behaviour for the case insensititve alternative for

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