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Re: [GSoC][PATCH v2] commit: add a commit.signOff config variable

On 02/05 11:22, Junio C Hamano wrote:
> Chen Jingpiao <chenjingpiao@xxxxxxxxx> writes:
> > Add the commit.signOff configuration variable to use the -s or --signoff
> > option of git commit by default.
> This is a rather old topic.  Here is one from 2006:
>     https://public-inbox.org/git/Pine.LNX.4.63.0611281426311.30004@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx/
> which was referred to in another discussion in late 2008:
>     https://public-inbox.org/git/20081227070228.6117@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx/
>     https://public-inbox.org/git/7vabaijvxl.fsf@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx/
> I am not sure if the reasons why the last effort was retracted still
> apply to this round (the world certainly has changed in the past 10
> years); it would be good to explain why this time it is different
> ;-).
> Assuming that the new configuration variable is a desirable thing to
> add, the change to the code looks OK.  Documentation updates may
> need more thought in the light of past discussions, though.
> Thanks.

I agree with Johannes Schindelin once said "a signoff _has_ to be a
conscious act, or else  it will lose its meaning."
I think I shouldn't add this configuration variable. Thank you.

Chen Jingpiao