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Re: [PATCH] Rewritten list of contributors (manual/contrib.texi) -Please review your own entry!

On Thu, May 17, 2012 at 2:40 PM, Andreas Jaeger <> wrote:
> Here's a rewritten list of contributors to glibc. It contains now an
> alphabetical list of contributors and their contributions (like GCC does
> it).
> I added everybody that is mentioned on
> and also went through NEWS
> and the previous version of the file.
> Still, I know that I missed a few folks and I fear that for many of you,
> your contributions are not listed adequately.
> What's the difference to NEWS? NEWS lists for each major change an
> item. contrib.texi lists for each author a summary of his/her
> changes. It also contains many whose names do not show up in the NEWS
> file at all.
> My suggestion is to commit this, if the general format and content are
> ok - and then continue improving it.
> This was tested with make pdf (and visual inspection of the result) and
> make info.
> Besides the patch, I'm attaching the complete file as well - this might
> be easier to review since it's a complete rewrite, only the last list
> contains items that are unchanged (the projects glibc includes software
> from).
> Ok to commit?
> Andreas
> 2012-05-17 ?Andreas Jaeger ?<>
> ? ? ? ?* manual/contrib.texi: Completely rewritten. It contains now an
> ? ? ? ?alphabetical list of contributors and their contributions.

This looks like good positive incremental progress.

You might want to see if Roland has an opinion.

I would like to see the contributors in question update their own
entries. Is that too optimistic a view? :-)


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