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Re: [O] TINYCHANGE cookie

From: J. David Boyd
Subject: Re: [O] TINYCHANGE cookie
Date: Sat, 08 Dec 2012 09:45:15 -0500
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Suvayu Ali <address@hidden> writes:

> On Fri, Dec 07, 2012 at 07:43:42PM -0500, J. David Boyd wrote:
>> What is a TINYCHANGE cookie?  I see it alluded to in many messages about
>> patches for the Org code base, but googling it has left me with no
>> information.
> If you submit a patch, and it adds less than 20 lines (or is mostly a
> rewrite of some form) then you add that in the commit message so that
> the patch can be accepted without you needing to sign the FSF copyright
> release papers.  Of course if you have signed the papers, then you need
> not be concerned about it.

It was the word 'cookie' that threw me.   I was picturing a
Netscape-style cookie, a separate file, following a specified format.

Thanks for the info...

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