Christian Couder <chrisc...@tuxfamily.org> writes: >> While I agree with Michael on the other thread that we should limit >> the syntax and start with ':' only, if you really want to allow >> random syntax like "Bug #12345" and "Acked-by= Peff", for which you >> have demonstrations in the tests in the other patch, the above rule >> should be updated to also allow prefix matches to possible set of >> keys defined by the user, so that an existing line that is produced >> by your tool, e.g. "Acked-by= Peff", can be picked up as matching >> with some token having a key "Acked-by= ". Otherwise, the input >> side of your tool is inconsistent with the output side of your own >> tool, and that will make the flexiblity of the output side useless. > > I don't think that the flexibility of the output side would be > useless.
Flexibility is useful, only if you can control it. > We already emit stuff like: > > (cherry picked from commit f72baf07969242882128aff4c95ec8059e7fd054) > > and we don't care about any input side when we do that. That is something you may want to _fix_, not take as an excuse to make things worse, no? -- 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