There's been many changes to our repository on Drupal.org:
This has resulted in many broken links when people try to link to a commit. For example: the link
works today, but may not work if we switch to another web interface.
We could avoid any more broken links by creating a new code. For example:
This way, Drupal.org can parse that and output the real link.
It also opens up other possibilities, like automatically showing commit author information, a list of contributors stored in git notes, etc.
Submit patches to implement this feature on Drupal.org.
User interface changes
Introduction of a new code (eg.
[commit:00cb147e1]) that would be transformed into a URL, and include the commit message, contributors, etc.