I attempted to cure a Harvey Birdman Rule violation in a git commit
message, but re-reading HBR now, I am not sure that is really compliant
with the spirit, and possibly the letter, of HBR.
The pertinent plank 3 of HBR says:
"Except in extraordinary cases, private telephone calls, private
teleconferences, private in-person meetings, and private email
communications shall not be used to discuss substantive development of
this project. Should such private communications nevertheless occur,
participants in such communications are expected to publish summaries of
any relevant discussions in a manner or medium accessible to the general
So here is the commit message:
Clarify third-party beneficiary sentence
HBR CURE: Winston Lloyd pointed out to me in an email conversation
that the 'downstream' language was ambiguous.