Allow to edit the commit message

Gianluca Recchia gianluca.recchia97 at
Sat Feb 29 18:36:26 CET 2020

Sometimes, when you want to undo things (for example with reset --hard), 
it's useful to have something that tells you where to go back to in 
order to undo a certain action. If all messages look the same that's 
harder to do.

Also, even if the user carelessly wrote a message that gives a clue 
about the file content, that would be the user's fault and it would have 
nothing to do with the ability to manually edit commit messages. Not to 
mention that even with a clue in the commit message, a malicious party 
still couldn't do much without the user's private key.

At least that's my view on this. If I'm being too disingenuous then I'm 
sorry. I can live without this after all.

Kind regards,

On 2/29/20 5:09 PM, Tobias Girstmair wrote:
> On Sat, Feb 29, 2020 at 01:28:11PM +0100, Gianluca Recchia wrote:
>> the default commit message is often not very descriptive of the 
>> change I made to an entry and I often find myself having to amend the 
>> commit in order to change the message.
> What kind of information are you putting in there, that you don't want 
> within the encrypted file?  I'm not sure it is a good idea to 
> encourage detailed commit messages, since they might be an information 
> leak.
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