Re: [patch v3] checkpatch: Signature format verification

From: Mike Frysinger
Date: Mon May 23 2011 - 21:31:54 EST

On Mon, May 23, 2011 at 21:24, <Valdis.Kletnieks@xxxxxx> wrote:
> On Mon, 23 May 2011 18:51:42 EDT, Mike Frysinger said:
>> On Mon, May 23, 2011 at 14:09, Joe Perches wrote:
>> > Â Â167 Â Â Signed-off-by: "Theodore Ts'o" <tytso@xxxxxxx>
>> personally, i dont think those quotes should be there
> Although not strictly required by the ABNF of RFC822 and its successors, it's
> probably a wise thing to apply the double quotes in this case anyhow, due to
> the fairly high likelyhood that some software will choke on the ' character in
> Ted's last name if unquoted.

then people will notice their software blows and they'll fix it

i dont have a problem with "over" quoting with the From/To/CC headers
in say `git format-patch` or `git send-email`, but i dont think they
make sense in s-o-b/related tags.
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