How is it more user friendly to make the user submit a message every time 
they do a PULL? To me the merge caused by a pull is just assumed and I 
cannot think of a situation where I would modify the default merge message. 

On Tuesday, May 22, 2012 2:09:33 AM UTC-7, Thomas Ferris Nicolaisen wrote:
> Hi Thorsten,
> This is one of the recent changes in Git to make it more user friendly. 
> More specifically in this point, help users avoid these automatic merge 
> messages that can sometime be a bit ugly.
> From :
> --no-edit
> Invoke an editor before committing successful mechanical merge to further 
> edit the auto-generated merge message, so that the user can explain and 
> justify the merge. The --no-editoption can be used to accept the 
> auto-generated message (this is generally discouraged). The --edit option 
> is still useful if you are giving a draft message with the -m option from 
> the command line and want to edit it in the editor.

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