commit mail subject format

Joe Talbott josepht at
Wed Dec 3 06:50:53 PST 2008

On Wed, Dec 03, 2008 at 04:27:48PM +0200, Hasso Tepper wrote:
> Aggelos Economopoulos wrote:
> > Search is much faster in git and also more accurate, since the repo
> > also contains all the CVS history. Again, the Subject: line is intended
> > to save people's time, it is not for arbitrary metadata.
> Full ack here. You can put whatever metadata into body or even into mail 
> headers, but subject is for me heading quickly over emails whether there 
> is something interesting for me. I don't think that the mail in the 
> commit list should contain anything more than "<branch>: <files>". 

I agree.


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