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From Jesse Yates <jesse.k.ya...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Are we no longer giving credit in SVN commit messages?
Date Tue, 21 Jan 2014 00:39:10 GMT
+1 To continue giving attribution (unless you wrote the code, in which
case, whats the point, eh?)

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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)
>

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