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Re: AC_INIT bug-address question

From: Miles Bader
Subject: Re: AC_INIT bug-address question
Date: Thu, 14 Oct 2010 10:07:31 +0900

Miles Bader <address@hidden> writes:
>> Does it matter that autoconf/general.m4, autoconf/status.m4, and
>> autotest/general.m4 wrap PACKAGE_BUGREPORT in < ... > in their messages?
>> Would look a bit ugly as <A U Thor <address@hidden>>.
> Perhaps they shouldn't do such wrapping, although I suppose it's up to
> the package authors, as they determine both the format of the address in
> PACKAGE_BUGREPORT, and the way it is used.

Hmm, just to clarify:  I don't mean that the addresses shouldn't be
wrapped in <...> when presented to the user, but rather that maybe the
wrapping should be done in AC_INIT, rather than by the version-output


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