[development] Hit and run contrib

Derek Wright drupal at dwwright.net
Fri May 30 08:20:48 UTC 2008

On May 29, 2008, at 6:19 PM, Daniel F. Kudwien wrote:

> we encourage maintainers to commit patches and credit the  
> contributor(s)
> using a message of the following syntax:
> "#12345 by sun: Fixed coding-style."
> We are parsing the "#12345" bit, but why don't we also parse the  
> "by sun"
> bit to assign 'contributor credits' to users for the corresponding  
> project?

Because killes said "I think enforcing conventions on cvs committers  
is a bad idea." and there was a related bikeshed question somewhere  
about what the syntax should be, so the issue has languished for years:


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