ChangeLogs in commit messages

Joel Brobecker
Mon Sep 15 16:05:00 GMT 2014

> There's still something missing (IIUC).
> One of the problems that needs to be solved is documenting the author
> in the patch submission (the email that goes to the list).  The above
> convention allows for a default where the absence of a name means
> author == committer, but we're still not specifying an absolute
> requirement that the patch author appears in the email sent to the
> list.
> Am I missing something?

I am not sure I understand what you are trying to say: You are now
establishing that there are 3 users, not 2. author, submitter, and
committer. Why do we need the submitter's name in the revision log?


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