On 11/08/17 00:10, Jeff King wrote: > On Fri, Aug 11, 2017 at 12:02:49AM +0100, Ramsay Jones wrote: > >>> 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. > > But I really don't want callers to think of it as "unfold". I want it to > be "turn this into something I can parse simply". Hence if we were to > find another case where the output is irregular, I'd feel comfortable > calling that a bug and fixing it (one that I suspect but haven't tested > is that alternate separators probably should all be converted to > colons).
Ah, yes, good point. ATB, Ramsay Jones