Recently, I have started using Git regularly for both my projects at work and my small personal projects. I was wondering if it would be acceptable to request Git commit message reviews alongside the posted code here.

If these types of questions are deemed on-topic, how would you recommend phrasing them appropriately?

I have conducted a search on the CR meta and the following is the only Git-related question that I have found:

Are Git workflow questions on-topic?

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    \$\begingroup\$ I think commit messages are meta-comments at best. While writing good and clear messages is important, I don't see them overlapping with our scope. They simply are not part of the code/program itself, not more so than documentation or any similar supporting part of your project may be. \$\endgroup\$
    – Mast Mod
    Commented Aug 17, 2023 at 20:14

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Our help center's What topics can I ask about here? page:

If you have a working piece of code from your project and are looking for open-ended feedback in the following areas:

  • Application of best practices and design pattern usage
  • Potential security issues
  • Performance
  • Correctness in unanticipated cases

… then you are in the right place!

Additionally we have a number of questions asking for reviews of (close to) human language. All with the answer "no".

Finally project structure and git best practices are off-topic:


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