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From Alexey Petrenko <alexey.a.petre...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [general] List of contributors
Date Fri, 07 Aug 2009 07:56:50 GMT
Hi, Mark.

This is a good idea!

However, we should not forget about the people who have not
contributed the code to Harmony directly but their code was the part
of bulk contributions.
You can see these names in bulk contribution checklists...



2009/8/6 Mark Hindess <mark.hindess@googlemail.com>:
> Seeing the @author tag in Charles/Regis recent commit reminded me that I
> had been thinking about how we recognise contributors to Harmony.
> Currently we have a "Who we are" page at:
>  http://harmony.apache.org/contributors.html
> which lists ~40 committers.  However, we have >260 ACQs.  While some
> of those haven't committed any code (yet? ;-) most have and I wonder
> if we should list their names on the contributors page?
> I think I could figure out who has contributed code for most of the
> current ACQ submitters without a huge amount of effort[0] and I think
> there are enough people currently active to point out anyone I miss.
> There is little point expending any effort doing this for the current
> point in time unless committers are happy to keep it up to date
> by fixing the website when they commit a contribution from a new
> contributor.  What do committers think about this?
> Regards,
>  Mark.
> [0] It might prove useful to check for contributions for which we
>    have no ACQs while doing this.

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