The first few lines of the existing pkg-descr for devel/git seems a bit too long and drawn out. Instead, I think it should be replaced with a brief description found on the front page of http://www.git-scm.com/:
"Git is a free and open source distributed version control system designed to handle everything from small to very large projects with speed and efficiency."
Also, trim the Makefile header because everyone seems to be doing it these days.
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Date: Mon May 6 11:35:55 2013
New Revision: 317509
Update pkg-descr. Use text from git-scm.com which is more concise.
While here, trim header.
Submitted by: Kevin Zheng <email@example.com>
head/devel/git/pkg-descr (contents, props changed)
--- head/devel/git/Makefile Mon May 6 11:13:56 2013 (r317508)
+++ head/devel/git/Makefile Mon May 6 11:35:55 2013 (r317509)
@@ -1,9 +1,5 @@
-# Ports collection makefile for: git
-# Date created: 7 Feb 2006
-# Whom: Eric Anholt
+# Created by: Eric Anholt
--- head/devel/git/pkg-descr Mon May 6 11:13:56 2013 (r317508)
+++ head/devel/git/pkg-descr Mon May 6 11:35:55 2013 (r317509)
@@ -1,11 +1,4 @@
-GIT is a "directory content manager" designed to handle absolutely massive
-projects with speed and efficiency, and the release of the 2.6.12 (and later)
-versions of the Linux kernel as well as more and more other projects switching
-to it would indicate that it does this task well.
-GIT falls in the category of distributed source code management tools, similar
-to e.g. GNU Arch or Monotone (or, in the commercial world, BitKeeper). Every
-GIT working directory is a full-fledged repository with full revision tracking
-capabilities, not dependent on network access to a central server.
+Git is a free and open source distributed version control system designed to
+handle everything from small to very large projects with speed and efficiency.
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