[darcs-users] Re: Change message to ask for "author id" instead of "email"

Ketil Malde ketil.malde at bccs.uib.no
Thu Mar 10 10:34:39 UTC 2005

Josef Svenningsson <josef.svenningsson at gmail.com> writes:

>> ...or providing a default (which also functions as an example)?

>>       What is your email address [John Doe <a at b.com>]?

> I think we run the risk of ending up with a lot of John Doe's

Heh.  Of course, the idea was to try to determine a sensible default
email address in some way, using the username and associated
information available from the system (like getpwuid(3) and
(get|dns)domainname, for instance).

If I haven't seen further, it is by standing in the footprints of giants

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