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Re: Support for D-Link DFE 528-TX and 538-TX


From: Alfred M. Szmidt
Subject: Re: Support for D-Link DFE 528-TX and 538-TX
Date: Fri, 6 Feb 2004 11:43:54 +0100 (MET)

   Cc: "Alfred M. Szmidt" <address@hidden>, address@hidden
   From: Danilo Segan <address@hidden>
   Date: Thu, 05 Feb 2004 23:31:34 +0100

   Gianluca Guida <address@hidden> writes:
   >
   > 2004-02-05  Gianluca Guida <address@hidden>
   >
   >    * linux/src/drivers/net/rtl8139.c: Added support for 
   >    DLink 528 TX and DLink 538 TX.
   ...
   >  
   > +/* 2004-02-05: Added Dlink PCI ids, originally done by A. Ventimiglia */

   I think it's more common to credit original author in the ChangeLog
   itself.  Though, rereading GNU coding guidelines might help there ;)

It isn't stated in the GCS, different project use different methods.
Coreutils for example notes who the creator of a particular program is
in both the --version output, and the source file.  Ditto for the Hurd
(see the "Written by ..." stuff at the top of most files).

But the general rule I guess is that for small things, you just note
it in the ChangeLog; and this is one such case.

Cheers.




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