Joe Perches <> writes:

> On Tue, 2016-08-30 at 09:54 -0700, Junio C Hamano wrote:
>> Support for more generic footers was supposed to come when the
>> "interpret-trailers" topic started, but the author of the topic
>> seems to have lost interest before the mechanism has become ready to
>> be integrated in the workflow commands like "am", "commit", "rebase"
>> etc., which is unfortunate.
> I think adding at least an option to git send-email
> allowing auto-cc's for all
>       "<foo>-by: [name] <address>"
> lines in the commit log would be useful.
> Today, only "Signed-off-by" and "CC" lines are
> added to cc's.
> I've always called these lines "<foo>-by:" lines
> "signatures", but perhaps there's a better name.

I think we casually call them footers (as they are counter-part to
"headers"), or trailers.

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