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Re: [PATCH 3/8] gpg-interface: add new config to select how to sign a commit




"brian m. carlson" <sandals@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:

> On Tue, Jul 03, 2018 at 02:38:15PM +0200, Henning Schild wrote:
>> Add "gpg.format" where the user can specify which type of signature to
>> use for commits. At the moment only "PGP" is supported and the value is
>> not even used. This commit prepares for a new types of signatures.
>
> We typically prefer to have option values specified in lower case.  I
> also think "openpgp" might be better than "PGP", since that's the name
> of the specification and it would avoid any potential unhappiness about
> compatibility with PGP or trademarks.

I do not know about trademarks, but the suggested "'openpgp' in
lowercase" sounds sensible.  Some people might even favor doing
strcasecmp() on the value; I do not have a strong opinion on that
yet.