[PATCH/RFC] Add some tips for contributors.

Tim Harper timcharper at gmail.com
Fri Jul 23 18:15:50 CEST 2010

On Fri, Jul 23, 2010 at 7:00 AM, Štěpán Němec <stepnem at gmail.com> wrote:
> Vegard Øye <vegard_oye at hotmail.com> writes:
>> On 2010-07-23 14:20, Štěpán Němec wrote:
>>> What I see in `git log' output for that commit is a single huge line
>>> instead of the normally formatted paragraph I see in Tim's message
>>> (and no blank line between summary and the message proper).
>> Oops. :-/
>> One could use git rebase to rectify such mistakes. Unfortunately,
>> Assembla's server has receive.denyNonFastForwards set to true,
>> preventing rewriting of history. Changing such settings is not
>> available to free members.
> Well, you really should never rewrite history of a public repository
> anyway. What you certainly _should_ do is double-check the local commits
> before you push them to the repo. ;-)
> Štěpán

Vegard, I'm curious, how did you go about applying my patch?  I've
never seen `git am` do that to e-mail patches before

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