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From Torsten Curdt <tcu...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Managing credits for contributors
Date Tue, 10 May 2005 01:29:13 GMT
>>> IMO status.xml and the svn logs serve different purpose.
>> 
>> seriously? ...are the commit message much different
> 
>> from what is in the status.xml? I don't think so.
> 
> ...
> 
> 
>> ...I am always a big fan of as little maintenance as possible :) Of
>> course it *does* require some discipline on the commit messages.
> 
> 
> Why not just do it the other way around?  Formulate the status.xml
> entry such that it can be pasted as is into the commit message.

...well, I think that's how most people do it
right now - but that's not the same. You still
need to make sure not to forget to change the
status xml. It's just an additional step that.

> If input from a non-committer was used, mention his/her name (as is
> already common practice today).  I think it's futile to try anything
> more elaborate to have a fair appreciation of the importance of each
> individual contribution.

Sure

cheers
--
Torsten

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