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Re: [gpsd-dev] [PATCH 1/5] Revert "Retroactive NEWS addition (for v3.15)

From: Fred Wright
Subject: Re: [gpsd-dev] [PATCH 1/5] Revert "Retroactive NEWS addition (for v3.15)."
Date: Mon, 24 Oct 2016 13:38:34 -0700 (PDT)

On Mon, 24 Oct 2016, Eric S. Raymond wrote:

> Fred Wright <address@hidden>:
> > This reverts commit 1859b866dcda8ef2b1c1bacc5e1af8b69f4923c3.
> Please do not use hex IDs in commit message. Someday the history
> will move to a different DVCS, or the repo will need surgery that
> invalidates some hash chains, and the SHA1 hashes will become
> huge pains in the ass.
> The better way to refer to a commit is by some combination of its
> sumary line, its date, and its committer.

I didn't write that line, git did. :-)

Fred Wright

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