[development] descrptive initial commit message, please
dopry at thing.net
Thu Nov 16 23:53:29 UTC 2006
On Thu, 2006-11-16 at 18:35 -0500, James Walker wrote:
> On 14-Nov-06, at 2:37 AM, Dries Buytaert wrote:
> > On 13 Nov 2006, at 18:59, Angela Byron wrote:
> >>> when you commit a new module/theme, please write what it does in
> >>> the initial commit message. thats a whole lot more useful than
> >>> 'Adding history module', for example.
> >> Good stuff, Moshe.
> >> I've updated the Maintainer quick-start guide to recommend this:
> >> http://drupal.org/handbook/cvs/quickstart
> >> Before it was recommending "Adding X module." so this is likely my
> >> fault. Sorry!
> > Better yet, _always_ write descriptive commit messages. At all
> > times, keep in mind that people are tracking your projects by
> > reading your commit messages -- either on the website, in their RSS
> > feeds, or by e-mail. Simply put: the quality of your commit
> > messages determines how people perceive you and your projects ...
> Absolutely! I'm sure I've probably been guilty of this in the past,
> but having meaningful, well written commit messages is incredibly
> Also, as a reminder, if you use the syntax #XXXX (where XXXX is the
> nid of the issue your commit closes/resolves) that will automatically
> be linked by project.module back to the original issue thread. Please
> remember to use this where applicable.
> James Walker :: http://walkah.net/ :: xmpp:walkah at walkah.net
so i'd look around line 625 of cvs.module of I wanted to add a %uid or
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