Commit 2b714275 authored by Dmitry Gutov's avatar Dmitry Gutov

; CONTRIBUTE: Remove the "relax this rule for commit messages" bit

Fixes: debbugs:20328
parent 93d44120
...@@ -87,10 +87,9 @@ The general format is as follows. ...@@ -87,10 +87,9 @@ The general format is as follows.
ending with a period (except the summary line should not end in a ending with a period (except the summary line should not end in a
period). period).
It is tempting to relax this rule for commit messages, since they They are preserved indefinitely, and have a reasonable chance of
are somewhat transient. However, they are preserved indefinitely, being read in the future, so it's better that they have good
and have a reasonable chance of being read in the future, so it's presentation.
better that they have good presentation.
- Use the present tense; describe "what the change does", not "what - Use the present tense; describe "what the change does", not "what
the change did". the change did".
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