user/dev discussion of public-inbox itself
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From: Eric Wong <>
To: "Eric W. Biederman" <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Default unset address to a one element array
Date: Sat, 16 May 2020 07:42:37 +0000
Message-ID: <20200516074237.GA51736@dcvr> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

"Eric W. Biederman" <> wrote:
> assumes that address is an array.
> Therefore when handling an unset address use an array containing a
> single string, instead of a single string.
> Signed-off-by: "Eric W. Biederman" <>

Thanks, pushed as 0a556c99c0db5160f43931422a563c6094b64ea2

> I accidentially created a public inbox without an address at some
> point and had some nasty errors because the default value
> we game to address is not an array.

Yeah, I've been thinking about making it more suitable for
personal mail, and the address field requirement is a bit

Though I suppose it could be useful for making search queries
easier by expanding queries, using "$self" as a placeholder
to expand to all defined addresses for folks with multiple
email addresses... but maybe .mailmap is better for that.

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