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Re: No "From so-and-so" in ChangeLog

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: Re: No "From so-and-so" in ChangeLog
Date: Mon, 03 Jan 2005 12:56:25 -0500
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/21.3.50 (gnu/linux)

> Please do not *ever* write "From so-and-so" in a change log entry.  If
> someone else wrote the code you are installing, *always* put his name
> in the header line of the change.

> If the person did NOT write the code you are installing, then don't
> ever put something in ChangeLog which could give people the idea that
> he did!  If you want to mention who suggested an idea, or who reported
> a bug, always say explicitly "idea suggested by" or "bug reported by"
> so that there is no doubt ten years in the future.

Shouldn't we then change changelog-mode's font-lock rules?


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