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Re: [AUCTeX-devel] Converting AUCTeX CVS to a modern dVCS

From: Tassilo Horn
Subject: Re: [AUCTeX-devel] Converting AUCTeX CVS to a modern dVCS
Date: Fri, 14 Sep 2012 16:08:15 +0200
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David Kastrup <address@hidden> writes:

>> In CVS, you have
>>   $Id: preview.el,v 1.286 2011/01/23 18:53:55 angeli Exp $
>> whereas in a git WC you have
>>   $Id: preview.el,v 1.286 2011-01-23 18:53:55 angeli Exp $
>> Not much of an issue.  I think we should get rid of these Id expansion
>> thingies because they don't make much sense in a dVCS.
> I think there is code deriving version numbers from those strings
> somewhere, so you need to adapt this code to the new format or to the
> removal of the strings.

Yes, I've seen those.

>> Another thing is that there are still a few committers I couldn't
>> identify.  Basically, every committer listed on the savannah project
>> page is listed with his full name and email address, but I don't have
>> information about these guys:
>>     Author: alanshutko <alanshutko>
> Alan Shutko, copyright assigned to AUCTEX according to FSF records on
> 2005-03-25.
>>     Author: amanda <amanda>
> Per Abrahamsen.  Copyright assigned 2004-04-13.
>>     Author: arafune <arafune>
> Don't remember offhand.
>>     Author: dakas <dakas>
> Myself.  Assigned 2004-05-15
>>     Author: dominik <dominik>
> Carsten Dominik.  Assigned 2007-10-23
>>     Author: krab <krab>
> Kresten Krab Thorup.  Assigned 2006-09-18
>>     Author: kurt <kurt>
>>     Author: nabe <nabe>
>>     Author: nixsf <nixsf>
> Nick Alcock.  Assigned 2005-04-20
>>     Author: uid66762 <uid66762>
>>     Author: uid66917 <uid66917>
>>     Author: uid67813 <uid67813>
>>     Author: uid69014 <uid69014>
>> If anyone knows one of them, please drop me a mail.

Thanks for the names.

> Don't know about arafune, kurt, nabe, and uid*.  Probably conversion
> artifacts, some of them.  In general, those single-identifier email
> addresses sound like the conversion lost some info from the name.

No, they occur identically in the CVS logs.

> You should have found most of the above on in the
> /home/g/gnuorg/copyright.list file.  That's where I looked.  As a
> maintainer, you should have an account on that system.

I do, but that file doesn't contain the savannah user names.


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