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Re: [PATCH] hacking: document format for git commit messages

From: Jim Meyering
Subject: Re: [PATCH] hacking: document format for git commit messages
Date: Sun, 26 Feb 2012 08:53:17 +0100

Stefano Lattarini wrote:

> On 02/25/2012 08:38 PM, Stefano Lattarini wrote:
>> But I should definitely improve HACKING and have it document the
>> standards and best practice for commit logs (since the GCS are sadly
>> weak and out-of-date in this regard).
> And here is my attempt.  WDYT?  I will push in a couple of days if there
> is no objection.
> +
> +      Finally, here you can thank people that motivated of helped the


> +      change.  So, thanks to John Doe for bringing up the issue, and to
> +      J. Random Hacker for providing suggestions and testing the patch.
> +
> +      <detailed list of touched files>
> +
> +      Signed-off-by: A. U. Thor <address@hidden>

Do you really want to start requiring a Signed-off-by line, now?
I explicitly avoid such lines as redundant when they merely repeat
what's on the Author: line.

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