Usefulness of Subject-header of git commit mails

Milian Wolff mail at
Sun Jan 23 22:35:21 GMT 2011

Eike Hein, 23.01.2011:
> > @sysadmins: would it be possible to change the format for some repos or
> > is this not possible? I.e. leave the decision to the project
> > maintainers?
> Would you be OK with this hybrid format that we discussed a few
> days ago:
> [<repo sans git>/<branch>*] <common root path>: <commit subject>
> * branch only shown if != master.
> If we could agree on a hybrid, IMHO that'd be a better solution
> than having different formats in play. It's technically possible
> to make it configurable, but people who subscribe to multiple
> repositories with different formats might get irked by it, it
> might make writing filter rules for some more complex, etc.

Yes, it's perfect. Thank you! And as I said - if someone would have ping'ed me 
on IRC so that I could have read it there, I wouldn't have started this thread 
at all.


Milian Wolff
mail at
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