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Re: [PATCH] mailmap: update brian m. carlson's email address




On Mon, May 07, 2018 at 12:25:09PM -0700, Stefan Beller wrote:
> brian,
> 
> sorry to break you there. I was the author of the patch Junio found, organizing
> the .mailmap file was one of my starter contributions. I recall asking all the
> people if they were ok with it their names combined in different spellings
> 94b410bba86 (.mailmap: Map email addresses to names, 2013-07-12)
> f4f49e2258a (.mailmap: Combine more (email, name) to individual
> persons, 2013-07-14)
> and I vaguley recall asking you about capitalization of your name there
> and you preferred the lower case name, but apparently I never asked you
> about the preferred email address.

Not a problem.  I hadn't until very recently completely understood the
format of the .mailmap file (in that the correct items are always to be
on the left), so I didn't think anything of it when reviewing the
commit.  Perhaps I should come up with a patch to the documentation to
make it easier for past me to understand.

I only recently realized that with my transition to a separate mail
server (in September), the crustytoothpaste.ath.cx address doesn't
actually work, and when perusing the output of git log, realized that it
was the wrong way around.
-- 
brian m. carlson: Houston, Texas, US
OpenPGP: https://keybase.io/bk2204

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