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Re: svn commit: propchange - r30004 - svn:log

From: Stefan Sperling <stsp_at_elego.de>
Date: Sun, 23 Mar 2008 18:38:08 +0100

On Sun, Mar 23, 2008 at 01:15:50PM -0400, Karl Fogel wrote:
> Stefan Sperling <stsp_at_elego.de> writes:
> > So I guess that means we always list full committers by only
> > their tigris.org nick?
>
> Typically, yes -- not just global committers, but any committer, area
> committers too. It's not a big deal, though. The reasons I think
> committer nick is better are:

OK.

> Hmmm, maybe http://subversion.tigris.org/hacking.html#crediting should
> mention all this?

It already mentions it, but could be more explicit about the
preferred way of listing committers:

Index: www/hacking.html
===================================================================
--- www/hacking.html (revision 30003)
+++ www/hacking.html (working copy)
@@ -1642,8 +1642,8 @@ author:</p>
 <p>If multiple individuals wrote the patch, list them each on a
 separate line&nbsp;&mdash;&nbsp;making sure to start each continuation
 line with whitespace. Non-committers should be listed by name, if
-known, and e-mail. Committers may be listed similarly, or by their
-canonical usernames from <a
+known, and e-mail. Full and partial committers may be listed similarly,
+but preferably by their canonical usernames from <a
 href="http://svn.collab.net/repos/svn/trunk/COMMITTERS"
>COMMITTERS</a> (the leftmost column in that file). Additionally,
 "me" is an acceptable shorthand for the person actually committing the

> (Btw, I just used 'M-x svn-hacking-url' from tools/dev/svn-dev.el to
> enter the above URL, and it saved me a lot of time. Try it out,
> everyone!)

No way, I'd have to learn emacs first -- learning the other well-known
editor in existence was enough of a time investment for me already :)

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