Jeff King <> writes:

> On Wed, May 21, 2014 at 10:37:05AM -0700, Junio C Hamano wrote:
>> > I wasn't planning on anything as drastic as stripspace. I really just
>> > wanted to suppress the one newline, which is almost certainly the right
>> > thing to include for "--signature", but the wrong thing for
>> > "--signature-file" (i.e., the patch I posted earlier).
>> > ...
>> > I dunno. Maybe it is not worth caring too much about.
>> I suggested stripspace() because I know we do not care too
>> much, actually.
>> Cleansing blank lines in one way for many types of user input
>> (e.g. commit log messages and tag messages) while doing it in a
>> completely different way just for "--signature-file" is warranted if
>> there is a good reason for them to be different, but I did not think
>> of any, and I still don't.  So...
> I didn't think of mine as cleansing. It is more like "do not duplicate a
> newline ourselves if there is already one there".  But I guess those are
> two sides of the same coin.

Yeah, I agree with the last sentence.  My mention of "cleansing"
took into account your "do we want to omit the leading blank as
well?" as well.  In any case, wouldn't reusing stripspace() make the
fix-up shorter?
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