MyFirstContribution: drop PR description for GGG single-patch contributions

By default, GitHub prefills the PR description using the commit message
for single-commit PRs. This results in a duplicate commit message below
the three-dash line if the contributor does not empty out the PR
description before submitting, which adds noise for reviewers.

Add a note to that effect in MyFirstContribution.txt.

This partly addresses:
https://github.com/gitgitgadget/gitgitgadget/issues/340

Signed-off-by: Philippe Blain <levraiphilippeblain@gmail.com>
Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>
pull/1266/merge
Philippe Blain 5 months ago committed by Junio C Hamano
parent c2cd4b592f
commit 4ec5008062
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      Documentation/MyFirstContribution.txt

@ -904,6 +904,16 @@ respectively as the subject and body of the cover letter for your change. Refer
to <<cover-letter,"The cover letter">> above for advice on how to title your
submission and what content to include in the description.
NOTE: For single-patch contributions, your commit message should already be
meaningful and explain at a high level the purpose (what is happening and why)
of your patch, so you usually do not need any additional context. In that case,
remove the PR description that GitHub automatically generates from your commit
message (your PR description should be empty). If you do need to supply even
more context, you can do so in that space and it will be appended to the email
that GitGitGadget will send, between the three-dash line and the diffstat
(see <<single-patch,Bonus Chapter: One-Patch Changes>> for how this looks once
submitted).
When you're happy, submit your pull request.
[[run-ci-ggg]]

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