CPSC 480-010 Software Engineering (SE) Spring 2023

Git Commit Messages

The article How to Write a Git Commit Message has guidance on commit messages in general and Git projects specifically. Especially note the 7 rules. As the writeup mentions, these ideas are not new.

A message with only a subject line is adequate for our projects. The rules that only concern the subject are:

Make sure to use these guidelines as you implement any projects or exercises.