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[04/22] mailmap doc: start by mentioning the comment syntax

Message ID 20210112201806.13284-5-avarab@gmail.com (mailing list archive)
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Series shortlog: remove unused(?) "repo-abbrev" feature | expand

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Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason Jan. 12, 2021, 8:17 p.m. UTC
Mentioning the comment syntax and blank line support first is in line
with how "git help config" describes its format. See
b8936cf060 (config.txt grammar, typo, and asciidoc fixes, 2006-06-08)
for the paragraph I'm copying & amending from its documentation.

Signed-off-by: Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason <avarab@gmail.com>
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 Documentation/gitmailmap.txt | 5 +++--
 1 file changed, 3 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)
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diff --git a/Documentation/gitmailmap.txt b/Documentation/gitmailmap.txt
index e75eadde63..4e4677018b 100644
--- a/Documentation/gitmailmap.txt
+++ b/Documentation/gitmailmap.txt
@@ -23,6 +23,9 @@  canonical real names and email addresses.
 SYNTAX
 ------
 
+The '#' character begins a comment to the end of line, blank lines
+are ignored.
+
 In the simple form, each line in the file consists of the canonical
 real name of an author, whitespace, and an email address used in the
 commit (enclosed by '<' and '>') to map to the name. For example:
@@ -94,8 +97,6 @@  Other Author <other@author.xx>         <nick2@company.xx>
 Santa Claus <santa.claus@northpole.xx> <me@company.xx>
 ------------
 
-Use hash '#' for comments that are either on their own line, or after
-the email address.
 
 
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