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doc: Specify the branch name in the title of a patch.

* doc/contributing.texi (Submitting Patches): Add branch name in the
title of a patch if different than master.
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@end enumerate
When posting a patch to the mailing list, use @samp{[PATCH] @dots{}} as
a subject. You may use your email client or the @command{git
send-email} command (@pxref{Sending a Patch Series}). We prefer to get
patches in plain text messages, either inline or as MIME attachments.
You are advised to pay attention if your email client changes anything
like line breaks or indentation which could potentially break the
patches.
a subject, if your patch is to be applied on a branch other than
@code{master}, say @code{core-updates}, specify it in the subject like
@samp{[PATCH core-updates] @dots{}}. You may use your email client or
the @command{git send-email} command (@pxref{Sending a Patch Series}).
We prefer to get patches in plain text messages, either inline or as
MIME attachments. You are advised to pay attention if your email client
changes anything like line breaks or indentation which could potentially
break the patches.
When a bug is resolved, please close the thread by sending an email to
@email{@var{NNN}-done@@debbugs.gnu.org}.

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