|author||Thomas Schwinge <firstname.lastname@example.org>||2009-07-28 11:20:46 +0200|
|committer||Thomas Schwinge <email@example.com>||2009-07-28 11:20:46 +0200|
rules/source_repositories: Say why merging is good.
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diff --git a/rules/source_repositories.mdwn b/rules/source_repositories.mdwn
index 1f228f7..0d2911b 100644
@@ -84,6 +84,10 @@ happen, the copyright of your changes has to be assigned to the Free Software
Foundation; read about the
+It is explicitly encouraged to *merge* changes from working branches into the
+mainline branches (as opposed to *rebase* them on top), as the former mode
+easily allows to determine the context under which a patch has been developed.
Equivalent rules apply.