My favourite Git commit

David Thompson on his favorite Git commit: a single character fix, but with one hell of an explanation:

In a different organisation, from a different developer, this entire commit message might have been change whitespace, or fix bug, or (depending on the team’s culture) some less than flattering opinions about the inventor of the non-breaking space. Instead, Dan took the time to craft a really useful commit message for the benefit of those around him. I’d like to step through a few of the ways I think this is a really good example.

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