+* .gitignore learned to handle backslash as a quoting mechanism for
+ comment introduction character "#".
+* timestamp output in --date=relative mode used to display timestamps that
+ are long time ago in the default mode; it now uses "N years M months
+ ago", and "N years ago".
+* git-add -i/-p now works with non-ASCII pathnames.
+* "git hash-object -w" did not read from the configuration file from the
+ correct .git directory.
+* git-send-email learned to correctly handle multiple Cc: addresses.
+echo O=$(git describe maint)
+git shortlog --no-merges $O..maint