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bug#35062: [PATCH v3 1/3] Remove redundant comparison


From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: bug#35062: [PATCH v3 1/3] Remove redundant comparison
Date: Mon, 15 Apr 2019 17:25:11 +0300

> From: Richard Stallman <address@hidden>
> Cc: address@hidden, address@hidden
> Date: Sun, 14 Apr 2019 23:38:51 -0400
> 
>   >   "Suggested by" means you suggested a code
>   > change, but I tweaked it enough to feel that you can no longer be held
>   > responsible for whatever mistakes I might have made in the actual code
>   > change I committed.
> 
> I think you're saying that "suggested by" means that the code changes
> were suggested by that person -- not merely that the idea was
> suggested by per.  Is that it?

It could mean either one, actually.

We have only a small number of attributions that change-log-mode
highlights: "Reported by", "Suggested by", and "Patches by" (each one
with a couple of variants).  So "Suggested by" will have to serve both
when someone just describes an idea and when they submit code from
which only the main ideas are taken.

If someone wants to know what exactly was "suggested", they need to
read the relevant discussions.  In this case, the log message
references a bug number, and there one can see the actual submission.





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