On Thu, Mar 27, 2014 at 03:47:01PM -0700, Junio C Hamano wrote: > Actually, I think it ends up being hostile to the users to accept > random cases without a good reason. If you see two trailer elements > whose where are specified as "after" and "AFTER" in somebody's > configuration file, wouldn't that give a wrong impression that a new > line with the latter somehow has a stronger desire to come later > than the former? > > If you consistently take only the fixed strings, you do not have to > worry about many people writing the same things in different ways, > confusing each other.
I do not agree with this line of reasoning at all. After all, do we have confusion about the case differences between: [COLOR] diff = true [color] UI = false But I also do not overly care. Literally zero people have complained that "[log]date = RFC822" is not accepted, so it is probably not a big deal either way. -Peff -- To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe git" in the body of a message to majord...@vger.kernel.org More majordomo info at http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html