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Subject: Re: jdgordon: r28078 - trunk/apps/radio

Re: jdgordon: r28078 - trunk/apps/radio

From: Jonathan Gordon <>
Date: Wed, 15 Sep 2010 14:46:54 +1000

On 15 September 2010 14:28, Paul Louden <> wrote:
>  On 9/14/2010 11:23 PM, Jonathan Gordon wrote:
>> If anything that argument is one *for* the short "fix red", "bugger"
>> commit messages NOT AGAINST THEM.
>> When skimming the commit logs you know immediately to go straight past
>> any of those messages.
>> Besides, if you are searching for possible breaks and using the commit
>> message as your first filter is incredibly dangerous.
> Who said anything about "searching for breaks?"
> The whole idea of the commit log is to give a brief summary of what was
> done. Not necessarily looking for breaks, it can also make is easy to know
> which ones are inconsequential. But "Bugger" doesn't say "this is
> inconsequential." There's no context in that description to tell if it's
> meant to imply that it was inconsequential or if it was just someone being
> lazy and not feeling like writing a commit message.

I think it is incredibly rude to suggest that anyone would do an empty
message on an important commit
Received on 2010-09-15

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