Rebase

Date: 2016-05-20 09:43 am (UTC)
From: (Anonymous)
I agree that merging all commits into a single ones does more harm than good. Personally, what I like to do before publishing any commit history is to interactively rebase it to squash together things such as trivial corrections to commits, essentially to avoid noise. A good example of that is a commit that tries to implement something, then a commit that does something else, and finally a commit the adds something that I forgot in the first one: that third one I would squash into the first one.
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