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Re: Names in ChangeLog files

From: Karl Fogel
Subject: Re: Names in ChangeLog files
Date: 14 Feb 2001 13:55:53 -0600

address@hidden (Kai =?iso-8859-1?q?Gro=DFjohann?=) writes:
> Suppose somebody points out to me what is missing in some part of the
> documentation.  Such as: the info node `foo' does not say what happens
> when the variable `bar' is non-nil.
> Up to now, I've always (well, all three times :-) created ChangeLog
> entries under my name which said `Kudos to John Smith for pointing
> this out' or somesuch.  Is this a good thing to do or a bad thing?

I think that's a fine way.

It's important to give credit where credit is due, and also important
that the name of the actual committer appear on the change.

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