[development] Reviewing patches and making decisions -> Sociocracy could be a way to go!
winborn at advomatic.com
Thu Nov 6 14:36:18 UTC 2008
What's the 'standard commit message pattern'? I thought I read once it
was something like '#nid/username: comment', but can't find that
anywhere. For readability, I just copy the comments from my changelogs,
which usually follows something like 'Month, Year\n-----------\n * #nid:
comment (username).' (Leaving out the M/Y obviously, since that's
already present in the CVS logs). But I'd like to do this properly in
Angela Byron wrote:
> This is actually a feature built into CVS (and most other version
> control systems) called CVS Annotate that does exactly that:
> For every line of code, you can discover who made the change, when
> they made it, and why. Assuming the maintainer is following standard
> commit message patterns, you can also reference the original issue
> that has all the background information on discussions on the code
> that were had, the development evolution of the feature over time, and
> why the decision was ultimately made to commit it.
> It's a pretty awesome resource because it's automatically updated with
> every commit, without the need for any manual intervention or extra
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