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From "Uwe Schindler" <...@thetaphi.de>
Subject RE: remove "via"
Date Wed, 06 Jun 2012 13:44:27 GMT
Hi Eric,

I agree 100% with you, we should keep "via".

Uwe

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Uwe Schindler
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eMail: uwe@thetaphi.de


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Eric Pugh [mailto:epugh@opensourceconnections.com]
> Sent: Wednesday, June 06, 2012 2:33 PM
> To: dev@lucene.apache.org
> Subject: Re: remove "via"
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> I've looked at the "via" in the changelog to figure out which committer
works in
> which areas the most, and therefore who to ping about a patch.  And I do
think
> that shepherding a patch file through to commit is worthy of some credit.
It's
> often a fair amount of work to evaluate a patch file, offer constructive
> suggestions to someone who may not be familiar with how the process works,
> and eventually get it committed.  And it's often fairly thankless since
you
> typically are helping someone else scratch their itch, not your own!
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> On Jun 6, 2012, at 8:14 AM, Mark Miller wrote:
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> > On Jun 5, 2012, at 6:40 PM, Robert Muir wrote:
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> >> Opinions?
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> > I disagree - I think it makes it really easy to track who actually did
the commit
> (the person *responsible* if it's a bad commit or a good commit) and I
think
> there is some credit in a committer applying someones patch. They are
doing
> the review and taking responsibility for the code change. I think *via* is
pretty
> clear regarding credit, and I think it has value in it's information. Even
if you
> simply commit someone else work, *you* are contributing to the issue. You
> better have reviewed it, you better be willing to take responsibility for
it.
> >
> > Appears I'm in the strong minority though.
> >
> > - Mark Miller
> > lucidimagination.com
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