yet another good-commit-messages post

Tim Abell · March 18, 2016

Some guidance for writing better commit messages:
 
<ul><li>this isn’t a bad guide https://vip.wordpress.com/documentation/commit-messages/</li><li>mentions git but broadly useful: https://robots.thoughtbot.com/5-useful-tips-for-a-better-commit-message</li><li>http://chris.beams.io/posts/git-commit/ more along similar lines (I’m not fussed about point 5), and wrapping is a git thing not a tfs thing.</li><li>A list of highlights of changes in bullets is often nice to add, makes it easier to spot the key changes in a large diff</li><li>Also remember your code and your commits can last a veeeeeery long time, and you never know what poor soul will have to understand what you did and why years later… https://youtu.be/G45hqWNScvE</li></ul>

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