Thx very much John. I was having no luck figuring this out through search. 

On Wednesday, September 11, 2013 10:41:14 AM UTC-7, Rich Naylor wrote:
> im using git to allow users in a training class to update there 
> development space to reflect the chapter/module that they are in. so, the 
> user starts the class by cloning a repo, then uses 'git checkout -f ....' 
> to update themselves for each chapter/module. Does anyone know how i can 
> rename/alias the commits to something more humanly readable. Currently they 
> would type or copy/paste something similar to this:
> git checkout -f 9cb0262c20d838109106e2ca25a649b0762401d4
> I've seen other projects make it look like this:
> git checkout -f step-1
> anyone know how i can do this? Or have something i can reference?

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