Eric Sunshine <sunsh...@sunshineco.com> writes:
>> I find it easier than your original, but I do not know if you would
>> want to repeat the "Name... or <user@host>" at the end. It does not
>> seem to add much useful information and is distracting.
> Next attempt:
> For each ``Name $$<user@host>$$'' or ``$$<user@host>$$'' from the
> command-line or standard input (when using `--stdin`) look up the
> person's canonical name and email address (see "Mapping Authors"
> below). If found, print them; otherwise print the input as-is.
> ... Is it desirable to do so
> or should the user have more fine-grained control? ("xargs -0" comes
> to mind when thinking of a null-termination input switch.)
For the purposes of check-attr and check-ignore, a single "-z"
governing both is sufficient. I think you already got that from my
4-patch series, but the core reason for that is :
- when "-z" is used, the user knows the input paths may need
protection against LF.
- our output contains these same paths.
- which means our output cannot be expressed unambiguously using LF
as record separator.
For the purpose of check-mailmap, I actually do not see much point
in supporting "-z" format. We do not even handle names or addresses
with LF in it. The mailmap format would not let you express such
records in the first place, no?
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