[webkit-dev] Update commit log template to add placeholder for explanation of why a patch fixes a bug

Ryosuke Niwa rniwa at apple.com
Thu Nov 17 14:48:04 PST 2022

> On Nov 17, 2022, at 2:46 PM, Michael Catanzaro <mcatanzaro at gnome.org> wrote:
> On Thu, Nov 17 2022 at 02:41:35 PM -0800, Ryosuke Niwa <rniwa at apple.com> wrote:
>> We don´t want a description of what PR is; that´s obvious from diff. We want a description of why that PR fixes the bug.
> Problem is, that is not very useful when the change is anything other than a change that fixes a bug. :)

But every change in WebKit comes with a Bugzilla bug. If a bug is adding new feature, for example, one could still explain why implementing that feature is desirable and how it’s implemented.

- R. Niwa

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