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Re: Is it time to drop ChangeLogs?

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: Is it time to drop ChangeLogs?
Date: Tue, 08 Mar 2016 18:44:33 +0200

> From: Nikolaus Rath <address@hidden>
> Date: Tue, 08 Mar 2016 08:12:22 -0800
> > As long as you don't have write access to the repository, you are not
> > required to provide the log entries more than once, and so this issue
> > doesn't really affect you.
> In that case I agree. However, this practice has the distinct
> disadvantage that a patch's submitter does not show up as the author of
> the commit.

No, this is a misunderstanding: the submitter _always_ appears as the
author, just not as the committer.  We use the --author switch for

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