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From Benoit Chesneau <bchesn...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Git Commit Messages
Date Mon, 27 May 2013 15:44:51 GMT
+1

On Mon, May 27, 2013 at 5:42 PM, Robert Newson <rnewson@apache.org> wrote:
> Hi All,
>
> Rather than manually maintaining the NEWS and CHANGES files I'd like
> to save us time by using the output of git log as our release notes
> after 1.3.1.
>
> To make this work we'll need to be better at commit messages. The de
> facto standard for git commit messages is described at
> http://tbaggery.com/2008/04/19/a-note-about-git-commit-messages.html
> and I would like us all to commit to using these guidelines, with some
> clarifications:
>
> 1) The last line of the commit should mention the JIRA ticket.
> 2)  The first line does *not* end with punctuation.
>
> Here's a good, albeit sarcastic, example;
>
> --
> Report name of rejected attachment
>
> Some users make requests from inside a black box with a blindfold on
> and their eyes closed and are thus sometimes unaware of the names of
> their own attachments. Let's help these people.
>
> BugzID: 17669
> --
>
> The first line of each log between releases will form the release notes.
>
> I'd like to vote on two questions;
>
> 1) That we adopt the git commit message guidelines above.
> 2) That we delete NEWS/CHANGES from master before the next release after 1.3.1.
>
> The voting rules are lazy consensus with a 72 hour waiting period. You
> do not have to vote if you agree, though you are welcome to do so. If
> you do vote against I encourage you to include a constructive reason
> or suggest an alternative.
>
>
> B.

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