If I forget to set user.email and user.name config options and do a commit
(possibly the --amend option also required to make this show up), then git will drops me into an editor for a commit message, then after that
complain with the fatal message:

   *** Please tell me who you are.


     git config --global user.email "y...@example.com"
     git config --global user.name "Your Name"

   to set your account's default identity.
   Omit --global to set the identity only in this repository.

   fatal: empty ident name (for <ramana.ku...@gmail.com>) not allowed

The commit message I wrote is now lost. This is bad behaviour - the error
should happen before one writes the commit message, or the message should be
saved somewhere.
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