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From Andrew Purtell <apurt...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Are we no longer giving credit in SVN commit messages?
Date Tue, 21 Jan 2014 00:42:17 GMT
Thanks for that. I agree there's no point to attribute your own code to
yourself :-) but that committing someone else's work without attribution in
the commit log is in my view taking credit for their work. Just my opinion.


On Mon, Jan 20, 2014 at 4:39 PM, Jesse Yates <jesse.k.yates@gmail.com>wrote:

> +1 To continue giving attribution (unless you wrote the code, in which
> case, whats the point, eh?)
>
> -------------------
> Jesse Yates
> @jesse_yates
> jyates.github.com
>
>
> On Mon, Jan 20, 2014 at 4:36 PM, Andrew Purtell <apurtell@apache.org>
> wrote:
>
> > I see some committers are continuing the informal practice we've had of
> > attribution in parenthesis after the issue description if the work is not
> > your own, e.g.
> >
> > HBASE-XXXX. JIRA title goes here (Contributor Name)
> >
> > I've noticed that some committers are definitely not doing this.
> >
> > I think it is bad practice not to provide attribution to the contributor
> in
> > the commit message. When one is reviewing commit history, neither links
> to
> > JIRA nor inlining of JIRA content is possible -- unless there is some
> tool
> > that does this of which I'm not aware (please let me know!).
> >
> > --
> > Best regards,
> >
> >    - Andy
> >
> > Problems worthy of attack prove their worth by hitting back. - Piet Hein
> > (via Tom White)
> >
>



-- 
Best regards,

   - Andy

Problems worthy of attack prove their worth by hitting back. - Piet Hein
(via Tom White)

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