[development] Giving credit for committed patches

Darrel O'Pry dopry at thing.net
Fri Mar 3 20:17:56 UTC 2006

On Fri, 2006-03-03 at 13:13 -0500, Steve Dondley wrote:
> So, my suggestion is to simply make more of attempt to give credit to
> those who contributed their time and talent in the cvs log messages. 
> I think the effort expended to do that is minimal (maybe Dries can
> better respond to this point) and well worth the effort by fostering
> more good will and good vibes in the development community.

Beyond just recognition, it also enables us to find who authored certain
pieces of code and ask them, why did  you do x, is there a reason you
didn't do y?

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