Define a commit message format

Set a common format, how to write commit message. State some examples. Optionally, define a list of "commit message tag" ([BUGFIX], [FEATURE], etc.) and explain their usage.


version control, git, commit message

Defining commit message format can provide better orientation in single commits and minimal context of change made by the commit.

version control, git

activity: description what you have to do in your specific level (e.g. define interface)

Application domain:
Software engineering

Main phase:
Development: Implementation/Code/Build

Related literature:
Conventional Commits. (n.d.).

In which projects do/did you use this practice?

Full-stack Developer

3–5 years of experiences
Masaryk University

1. How do ​you rate the potential benefit for your projects? 2
2. How often are you using that practice? 5
3. What is the effort to introduce the practice in your project upfront? 1
4. What is the effort to apply the best practice in your project daily basis? 1

Questions 1, 3 and 4 (1 = Low, 5 = High)
Question 2 (1 = Never, 5 = Always)

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