85.7 Git Branch Naming
A common convention for naming branches is to begin with a token, then
a slash, then a descriptive name, like
feat/searchbar. This can be
problematic as when URIs are added to the branch the slash becomes
ambiguous. Nonetheless, the use of slash is common and supported by
some of the git tools.
Common tokens include
wip (work in
For a team the token may be the user’s name, like
kayon/addcolour. While this naming scheme can discourage others from
contributing to that branch, that is not generally the intention.
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