Commit e13339c8 authored by Pranali Deshmukh's avatar Pranali Deshmukh

Updated Contribution Guidelines

Added line width recommendation for commit descriptions to the contribution
guidelines.
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down the line) detailing **why** you changed something. There's no need
to specify the **how**: the changes can be inlined.
- While adding the main description please make sure that individual lines
within the body are no longer than 80 columns, ideally a bit less. This makes
it easier to read without scrolling (both in GitLab as well as a terminal with
the default terminal size).
- When committing code on behalf of others use the `--author` option, e.g.
`git commit -a --author "Joe Coder <joe@coder.org>"` and `--signoff`.
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