Re: git-commit: allow From: line to be entered in commit message

From: sean <seanlkml@sympatico.ca>
Date: 2006-01-13 14:58:00
On Thu, 12 Jan 2006 19:58:20 -0800
Junio C Hamano <junkio@cox.net> wrote:

> sean <seanlkml@sympatico.ca> writes:
> 
> > ...   In fact, it would seem more
> > consistent to tell someone that a From: line will be handled properly
> > whether they use git-am or git-commit. 
> 
> Yuck.
> 
> Somebody using am/applymbox is not writing that "From: " line
> himself.  The person who writes that "From: " line writes that
> into his MUA when sending a patch --- that is "editing an
> email", so there is a consistency between that activity and use
> of word "From: ".
> 
> The editor for commit message does not have anything to do with
> e-mail.  What you are talking about is not consistency, but
> confusion.
> 

I don't imagine that the person "editing" the commit message is
doing so in this case either, rather copy-n-pasting.  If you're
really dead-set against this method, you should at least consider
adding it as a command line option, because having to set this
via environment variables is a much bigger Yuck.

Sean
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