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From Yue Helen <helenyu...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Crediting patches, bug reporters, etc.
Date Wed, 30 May 2012 07:02:25 GMT
Good suggestion to me! Others members could comment what else fields are
needed.

Related topic is, we should set up such guidelines and put it to our wiki,
eg. coding guidelines, unit test report format, defect report format...some
we may already have...

Helen

2012/5/30 Rob Weir <robweir@apache.org>

> 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.
>
> -Rob
>

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