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Re: What to use for file lists from particular authors?

From: Reiner Steib
Subject: Re: What to use for file lists from particular authors?
Date: Sun, 03 Apr 2005 19:36:59 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/22.0.50 (gnu/linux)

On Sat, Apr 02 2005, Ralf Angeli wrote:

> It doesn't recognize the "patch by" entries in the change logs,
> though.  This might be a feature but one which you probably don't
> want for your current task.

We should probably fix those AUCTeX ChangeLog entries instead:

| From: Richard Stallman <address@hidden>
| Subject: No "From so-and-so" in ChangeLog
| Newsgroups: gmane.emacs.devel
| Date: Mon Jan  3 05:32:01 2005 +0100
| Message-ID: <address@hidden>
| 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.

Bye, Reiner.
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