On 2015-10-13 16:21:54 +0200, Álvaro Hernández Tortosa wrote:
> On 13/10/15 04:40, Tom Lane wrote:
> >I'm with Robert on the idea that commit log entries need to be
> >limited-width. I personally format them to 75 characters, so that
> >git_changelog's output is less than 80 characters. regards, tom lane
>     Little bit off-topic, but if precisely if we're trying to make the
> commits/bug-tracking/whatever system more user-friendly also for non-hacker
> users, I'd adhere to the 50/72 "standard" for commit messages, which seems
> to be quite extended: http://chris.beams.io/posts/git-commit/#seven-rules
> (50 chars for the commit summary, 72 chars line wrapping)

-1 - imo 50 chars too often makes the commit summary too unspecific,
requiring to read much more.


Andres Freund

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