On 10/08/17 22:10, Jeff King wrote:
> On Thu, Aug 10, 2017 at 11:06:40PM +0200, Christian Couder wrote:
>>>> Related to this, I wonder if people might want to "normalize" in
>>>> different ways later. If that happens, we might regret having called
>>>> this option "--normalize" instead of "--one-per-line" for example.
>>> What is normal?
>>> Maybe --style=[one-line, wrapped:72, rfc, json, xml, ...]
>> Yeah, we could go there right now (using perhaps "--pretty" or
>> "--format" instead of "--style", so that we are more consistent with
>> other commands), but on the other hand we don't know yet if the other
>> formats will really be needed.
> But some of those things are not 1:1 mappings with normalization. For
> instance, --json presumably implies --only-trailers. Or are we proposing
> to break the whole commit message down into components and output it all
> as json?
Hmm, to me the operation wasn't so much a normalization, rather
it was an --unfold (or maybe --un-fold ;-D). I suppose going in
the other direction could be --fold=72, or some such.
[blue is my favourite colour ... :-P ]