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John Colagioia

With a few exceptions, I'm another one conditioned that the first line is a command: "Fix the parsing," "Begin implementing lighting feature," and so forth, and should fit in sixty characters, so that it (mostly) won't wrap when people check the logs on a console. After the first line, it's a free-for-all.

That said, the right answer is always "whatever the shop does," because we're cooperating on projects, not off doing our own things and just hoping they fit back together.