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Re: RFC: manual/contrib.texi

On Friday, May 18, 2012 01:06:30 Joseph S. Myers wrote:
> On Thu, 17 May 2012, Roland McGrath wrote:
> > Some of the credits are for people who contributed ports that we've
> > since removed.  I certainly don't mind continuing to recognize them
> > even though we're no longer benefitting from their past
> > contributions.
> Certainly GCC practice is to keep the thanks for contributions that were
> removed - on the basis that they were a useful contribution in the
> environments in which GCC was used at the time, although circumstances
> later changed so that the code was no longer of sufficient use to keep
> in current GCC.

What about adding to the introduction something like this:

Some of the mentioned contributions might not be part of the current glibc, 
still we would like to mention those that contributed.

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