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RE: any reason to restrict commit log length?

From: Reedick, Andrew <jr9445_at_ATT.COM>
Date: Wed, 2 Jul 2008 12:48:54 -0500

> From: Dang Nguyen [mailto:haidangwa_at_comcast.net]
> Sent: Wednesday, July 02, 2008 1:14 PM
> To: users_at_subversion.tigris.org
> Subject: any reason to restrict commit log length?
> 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)?

Short answer: No good reason.
Long answer: create a pre-commit hook that reads from a "favorite users list" and invokes a sleep command with a sleep time that's proportional to the commit message length.


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