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SubjectRe: [patch v3] checkpatch: Signature format verification
On Mon, 23 May 2011 09:36:38 -0700 Joe Perches wrote:

> On Mon, 2011-05-23 at 22:03 +0530, anish singh wrote:
> > \s[a-zA-Z]* => this is a regular expression for name & space b/w
> > Last/First name
> > Ex: anish kumar
> > .* => It is used to grep whatever follows name...in our context
> > mail-id
> > Ex: abc@bbc.com.
> > So, $1 will contain ...'anish kumar <anish@gmail.com>'
>
> Unless the email contains a quote or a period like:
>
> Signed-off-by: "J. Random Contributor" <jrc@domain.tld>

and quotes are not required (i.e., are optional) AFAIK.

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