On Wed, 2016-08-31 at 10:54 -0700, Junio C Hamano wrote:
> Joe Perches <j...@perches.com> writes:
> > Many commits have various forms of trailers similar to
> > "Acked-by: Name <address>" and "Reported-by: Name <address>"
> > Add the ability to cc these trailers when using git send-email.
> I thought you were asking what we call these "<token> followed by
> <colon>" at the end of the log message, and "footers or trailers"
> was the answer.
> I do not have a strong objection against limiting to "-by:" lines;
> for one thing, it would automatically avoid having to worry about
> "Bug-ID:" and other trailers that won't have e-mail address at all.
> But if you are _only_ picking up "-by:" lines, then calling this
> option "trailers" is way too wide and confusing. I do not think
> there is any specific name for "-by:" lines, though. Perhaps you
> would need to invent some name that has "-by" as a substring.
> "any-by"? or just "by"? I dunno.