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Re: Merge vs. Rebase

From: Ulf Bjorkengren <ulfbjorkengren@geotab.com>
Date: Wed, 6 Nov 2019 13:13:52 +0100
Message-ID: <CAHfMbK8s19dPm34L6FR9XChjezSirU9rDj41HAE2b8jQWhEAyA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Daniel.DW.Wilms@bmw.de
Cc: public-automotive <public-automotive@w3.org>
I support it too.
BR
Ulf

On Wed, Nov 6, 2019 at 1:08 PM <Daniel.DW.Wilms@bmw.de> wrote:

> Hi,
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> I’m afraid, that Gunnars comment on Ulf’s PR gets lost, so I’ll post it
> here, as I strongly support the request:
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> -
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> I would like to propose, if the group accepts, that rebase (the option
> named rebase-and-merge in GitHub) is preferred over the merge option.
> Otherwise we end up in situations like the above, where the pull request
> itself has some local merges (how?), and basically 3 of the PR commits are
> merges themselves. This PR really only has 3 commits that propose new
> content, and 3 "useless" merge commits. It is messy and IMHO the commit
> content matters, but the PR references you get from a merge commit are only
> useful to keep while reviewing, and then immediately obsolete.
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> I think rebase is the much better option and I would change it in the
> github settings as the preferred methods, if there are no objections.
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> Beste Grüße / Best regards,
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> Daniel
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