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authorJohn Keeping <>2012-12-16 14:00:29 (GMT)
committerJunio C Hamano <>2012-12-17 01:59:07 (GMT)
commitf430ed8b9991769073bf3095702f8e8801b365fc (patch)
tree45f29760739684ebfd3ba04fea96eb91bc1ad00d /Documentation/git-fast-import.txt
parentbdd478d620034dc6517aea940f5dc6b88f780c04 (diff)
Documentation: don't link to example mail addresses
Email addresses in documentation are converted into mailto: hyperlinks in the HTML output and footnotes in man pages. This isn't desirable for cases where the address is used as an example and is not valid. Particularly annoying is the example "jane@laptop.(none)" which appears in git-shortlog(1) as "jane@laptop[1].(none)", with note 1 saying: 1. jane@laptop mailto:jane@laptop Fix this by escaping these email addresses with a leading backslash, to prevent Asciidoc expanding them as inline macros. In the case of mailmap.txt, render the address monospaced so that it matches the block examples surrounding that paragraph. Helped-by: Jeff King <> Signed-off-by: John Keeping <> Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <>
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@@ -427,7 +427,7 @@ they made it.
Here `<name>` is the person's display name (for example
``Com M Itter'') and `<email>` is the person's email address
-(``''). `LT` and `GT` are the literal less-than (\x3c)
+(``\''). `LT` and `GT` are the literal less-than (\x3c)
and greater-than (\x3e) symbols. These are required to delimit
the email address from the other fields in the line. Note that
`<name>` and `<email>` are free-form and may contain any sequence