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From J├╝rgen Schmidt <jogischm...@googlemail.com>
Subject Re: Crediting patches, bug reporters, etc.
Date Wed, 30 May 2012 06:44:55 GMT
On 5/29/12 8:43 PM, Rob Weir wrote:
> Would it be too much additional overhead if we all agreed to track
> patch authors, reviewers, bug authors, etc., in Subversion memo's in a
> semi-structured way?
>
> I'm thinking of what the Subversion project does, mainly using 4
> possible fields in the check in memo:
>
> Patch by:
> Suggested by:
> Found by:
> Review by:
>
> (You use whichever are appropriate.  Not every check-in will have all four).
>
> http://subversion.apache.org/docs/community-guide/conventions.html#crediting
>
> The nice thing about this minimal amount of structure is it allows
> easy extraction of contributors via a simple script, e.g.,:
>
> http://www.red-bean.com/svnproject/contribulyzer/
>
> As you may know, our current informal approach tracks committers, but
> does not explicitly track other contributors.

+1, and we should document it somewhere how exactly we want do it...

Juergen

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