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Re: [PATCH] Clarify Crediting

From: Julian Foad <julianfoad_at_btopenworld.com>
Date: 2005-07-30 22:47:39 CEST

Joshua Varner wrote:
> The text of the recent crediting section was a little unclear to me,
> so here's a patch that clears up my confusion and hopefully does not
> create anymore.
>
> I moved the section about how to refer to committers vs.
> non-committers closer to the beginning as it seemed important to
> mention that early on.

OK.

> Then since I was there I made some tweaks to
> wording and grammar in the section (Feel free to ignore those, too
> bikeshed to worry about).

I would ignore those changes, as I couldn't see any that were definite
improvements, and some of them (such as "don't" -> "do not" and "Note that" ->
"<b>Note:</b>") made the style of this text less consistent with the rest of
the file than it was.

> I have two questions though:
>
> 1.) For non-committers should e-mail's always be in <>'s, even if there is no
> associated name?

I should think so, yes.

> 2.) Can parenthetical asides follow after a name, within the same heading?
> Like this:
>
> Suggestion By: Fred <fred@fred.com>
> (Reported the problem.)
> Joe <joe@joe.com>
> (Created the reproduction recipe.)

Hmm. I think Karl had better answer that.

- Julian

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