Re: Git Commit Messages
- From: Paul Cutler <pcutler gnome org>
- To: Shaun McCance <shaunm gnome org>
- Cc: gnome-doc-list gnome org
- Subject: Re: Git Commit Messages
- Date: Tue, 01 Jun 2010 19:36:57 +0800
On Mon, 2010-05-31 at 21:30 -0500, Shaun McCance wrote:
> Hey folks,
> I'd like to request that people start prefixing their commit
> messages with [help]. Optionally, you can do the full path to
> a file if you've edited just one file, but the [help] part is
> the most useful.
> Maintainers often look through logs, especially for creating
> NEWS entries at release time. They have to wade through a lot
> of stuff from developers, translators, and writers. It sucks
> up cognitive load to mentally process a bare commit message
> like "Minor edits". Instead, use "[help] Minor edits".
> Thanks for your understanding.
Is this just for gnome-user-docs or any help files in any module?
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