On Thu, Mar 20, 2014 at 11:53 PM, Kevin <i...@ikke.info> wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 19, 2014 at 12:16 PM, Chris Angelico <ros...@gmail.com> wrote:
>> Two parts to the question, then. Firstly, is it acceptable to use 'git
>> config' for a hook like this? And secondly, either: Is there a naming
>> convention to follow? or, what alternative would you recommend?
> 1. I would say yes. git config is made to be extended and doesn't
> require a config item to be known.
> 2. Namespacing the config items like you did is a good thing to do so
> it won't interfere with other options.

Excellent! Thank you.

Is this documented anywhere? The git config man page says to look to
other git man pages:


A comment there to the effect that "Third party tools may also define
their own variables" or something would make it clear that this is the

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