The introductory text in the "long version" talks about the origin of this document with "I started ...", but it is unclear who that I is, and more importantly, it is not interesting how it was started.
Just state the purpose of the document to help readers decide if it is releavant to them. Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <gits...@pobox.com> --- Documentation/SubmittingPatches | 10 ++-------- 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 8 deletions(-) diff --git a/Documentation/SubmittingPatches b/Documentation/SubmittingPatches index c34c9d1..b9fd182 100644 --- a/Documentation/SubmittingPatches +++ b/Documentation/SubmittingPatches @@ -60,14 +60,8 @@ Checklist (and a short version for the impatient): Long version: -I started reading over the SubmittingPatches document for Linux -kernel, primarily because I wanted to have a document similar to -it for the core GIT to make sure people understand what they are -doing when they write "Signed-off-by" line. - -But the patch submission requirements are a lot more relaxed -here on the technical/contents front, because the core GIT is -thousand times smaller ;-). So here is only the relevant bits. +Here are some guidelines for people who want to contribute their code +to this software. (0) Decide what to base your work on. -- 22.214.171.124.gc32ab23 -- To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe git" in the body of a message to majord...@vger.kernel.org More majordomo info at http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html