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> When does the "next guy" ever look at revision history to see what's going on?

_All the time_. I read all the commits in the codebase I'm responsible for. I need to keep track of what people are doing and how the system is changing. This is also on top of the need for code review and ensuring each patch is correct.

Check out http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Atomic_commit#Atomic_Commit_Con...

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