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Re: any reason to restrict commit log length?

From: Blair Zajac <blair_at_orcaware.com>
Date: Wed, 02 Jul 2008 10:32:31 -0700

Dang Nguyen wrote:
> I have a user that just committed a file and pasted an entire email
> thread (plain text) into the commit log. His log entry is roughly 2600
> characters long. Before I go pound this user and restrict the length
> with a pre-commit hook, I was curious if there was any good reason to
> restrict the length of the commit log (other than this user constantly
> annoys me)?

Not really. But if there's that much information, it should belong in the code
itself, not the revision log message, since people won't see that message if
they are looking through code.


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Received on 2008-07-02 19:33:16 CEST

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