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From Kay Schenk <kay.sch...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Crediting patches, bug reporters, etc.
Date Tue, 29 May 2012 21:31:14 GMT
On Tue, May 29, 2012 at 11:43 AM, Rob Weir <robweir@apache.org> 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
>

a nice idea...


>
> 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/
>

well who knew? this is very nifty!


>
> As you may know, our current informal approach tracks committers, but
> does not explicitly track other contributors.
>
> -Rob
>



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