What special case does checking the "Allow alternate email (<username>@)" check box allow for?
The obvious assumption is that it allows an alternate email but wouldn't that directly oppose the default check "Require matching email address (required)" which cannot be turned off?
The logic appears to be a bit more subtle. When the 'Allow alternate email' check box is checked, the hook will allow two email addresses:
The one that matches firstname.lastname@example.org
For instance say that your username is
scarter and your email address according to LDAP is
Without the checkbox checked, only commits authored by
email@example.com would be allowed.
With the checkbox checked, both
firstname.lastname@example.org would be allowed.
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