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Re: how exactly can git config section names contain periods?

On Fri, 1 Jun 2018, Jeff King wrote:

> This is mentioned later:
>   There is also a deprecated [section.subsection] syntax. With this
>   syntax, the subsection name is converted to lower-case and is also
>   compared case sensitively. These subsection names follow the same
>   restrictions as section names.

> This has been deprecated since 2011. Maybe it's time to finally get
> rid of it.

  seven years seems sufficient for deprecation.



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