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    SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/18] 2.6.17.9 perfmon2 patch for review: introduction
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    Andrew Morton <akpm@osdl.org> writes:

    > On Wed, 23 Aug 2006 17:04:58 +0100
    > Christoph Hellwig <hch@infradead.org> wrote:
    >
    >> > Padding with zeros makes it even more useful:
    >> >
    >> > [PATCH 00/17]
    >> > [PATCH 01/17]
    >> > ...
    >> > [PATCH 17/17]
    >>
    >> To be honest I utterly hate that convention
    >
    > It's so they'll correctly alphasort at the recipient's end.
    >
    > I doubt if many MUAs do numeric sorting..

    I wonder if 'git-format-patch --numbered' should be updated to
    do the zero padding. Right now we don't.

    It should be a trivial patch to do if somebody is so inclined
    (it is around ll.133 in log-tree.c).

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