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bug#8644: font-locking of multi-author changelog entries


From: Juanma Barranquero
Subject: bug#8644: font-locking of multi-author changelog entries
Date: Tue, 10 May 2011 22:31:02 +0200

On Tue, May 10, 2011 at 22:17, Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> wrote:

> I never really understood the need for these entries.  How can two or
> more people write some piece of code?

You just denied the XP practice of "pair programming"... :-)

> Ideas cannot be copyrighted, so
> only the one who wrote the final version should be named, the rest can
> be attributed as "suggested by" or whatever.

That depends on how much was done by the other people. Sometimes the
one who didn't code a line did all design decisions. "Suggested by"
does not cover it IMHO.

    Juanma





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