Port maintainers, please mind the commit guidelines

Daniel J. Luke dluke at geeklair.net
Thu Mar 10 19:52:55 PST 2011

On Mar 10, 2011, at 3:12 PM, Marko Käning wrote:
>>> http://trac.macports.org/wiki/NewCommittersGuide, "Port Committer Responsibilities," number 8.
>> ... which doesn't say anything about pre-pending the port name (which I haven't been doing, but am fine with doing going forward).
> Well, you're right. It says "mention the affected ports", not prepend. :-)
> It looks like the majority of port committers simply uses that format, so I thought it's the standard way to do it.
> Never mind, I am not blaming anyone, made the same mistake myself a couple of times.
> It just improves readability of the Timeline so much.

That's probably a good enough reason to adopt that format.

I'd say if there's consensus on this, we should update the wiki to recommend this (and I'll try to remember to do it that way in the future :) ).

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