A wise person once told me that source code controller commit messages should be succinct and to the point.
A simple way of achieving this is to imagine that you're tweeting your commit.
I like this, it also emphasizes that commits should be frequent and for small changes.
Exactly. And I must stress this good practice even farther with a little reading.
That's a great way to approach commit messages!
I like this idea as well! cheers!
Good idea! I should tweet this
Reminds me of this (http://tbaggery.com/2008/04/19/a-note-about-git-commit-messages.html)
Maybe there should be a tool that convert your commit messages into tweets?
Another useful tips from Thoughtbot http://robots.thoughtbot.com/5-useful-tips-for-a-better-commit-message/
@lightblade (without looking) I am pretty sure this could be done fairly easily with cURL and the twitter API.