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Ralf Corsepius ralf.corsepius at
Tue Jan 24 09:32:20 UTC 2012

On 01/24/2012 10:17 AM, Sebastian Huber wrote:
> On 01/23/2012 11:08 PM, Joel Sherrill wrote:
>> On 01/23/2012 02:31 AM, Sebastian Huber wrote:
>>> Hello,
>>> I think we should write down (or copy from somewhere else) some
>>> standard for
>>> the commit messages. How to format it and what to put in it. Maybe
>>> also some
>>> standard phrases.
>> I was hoping someone else would post first but here is what I
>> personally would like to see.
>> I think ChangeLog's need to continue to exist. They are part
>> of the GNU Coding Standard and useful to those getting releases.
> I guess the GNU Coding Standard needs an update.

Well, with all due respect, I think some people don't have sufficient 
experience to understand why the GCS says so.


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