[CONTRIBUTING] Add a commit template and a paragraph about it
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1 # [MODULE] A short but descriptive summary (#pr-num)
2
3 # A comprehensible description of WHY you did this work.
4
5 # CORE-XXXX CIDXXXXX
6
7 #--------------------------------------------------------------------^
8 # 70^
9 # * [MODULE] should usually be the name of the CMake module, written
10 # in all caps.
11 #
12 # * Summary should be imperative (not past tense), 70 characters or
13 # less, and not end with a period.
14 #
15 # * Description of commit should explain WHY a change was made and
16 # lines should be also wrapped to 70 characters.
17 #
18 # * JIRA, Coverity ID references should be placed at the bottom and
19 # preceded by the newline.
20 #
21 # * Pull request should always be referenced in the summary in parens
22 # unless it doesn't fit In this case it should be placed after bug
23 # IDs if any.