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SubjectRe: Kernel SCM saga..
On Thu, Apr 07, 2005 at 10:38:06AM -0700, Linus Torvalds wrote:

> So my prefernce is _overwhelmingly_ for the format that Andrew uses
> (which is partly explained by the fact that I am used to it, but
> also by the fact that I've asked for Andrew to make trivial changes
> to match my usage).
>
> That canonical format is:
>
> Subject: [PATCH 001/123] [<area>:] <explanation>
>
> together with the first line of the body being a
>
> From: Original Author <origa@email.com>
>
> followed by an empty line and then the body of the explanation.

Having a script to check people get this right before sending it via
email would be a nice thing to put into scripts/ or probably
Documentation/ perhaps?

Does such a thing already exist?
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