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Re: Use of "Action stamps" in commit messages

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: Use of "Action stamps" in commit messages
Date: Fri, 13 Jul 2018 21:48:03 +0300

> From: John Yates <address@hidden>
> Date: Fri, 13 Jul 2018 14:17:40 -0400
> Cc: address@hidden, Emacs developers <address@hidden>
> On Fri, Jul 13, 2018 at 9:46 AM Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> wrote:
> > They will stop being useful if we ever change our VCS.
> One of the glories of ESR's moving Emacs from bzr to git is
> degree to which he translated many such constructs.  Were
> Emacs to move to another VCS surely there would be some
> similar translation activity.  I doubt that such IDs would be
> much of a stumbling block.

They were the last time, and it's at ESR's request that we decided to
use those.  It wasn't an arbitrary decision out of thin air.  We
discussed that at the time.  You are welcome to read those discussions
and raise arguments that were not voiced back there.

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