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Re: cvs commit: src/games/grdc grdc.6 grdc.c

From: Chris Pressey <cpressey@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 26 Mar 2004 13:38:56 -0800

On Fri, 26 Mar 2004 12:49:33 -0800 (PST)
Matthew Dillon <dillon@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> :I'm sorry.  I thought that if there was no "submitted by" or
> "obtained:from", that the understanding was that it was original work.
> :
> :-Chris
>     Well, more like 'take your best guess based on the context', but 
>     generally speaking you are correct.  I wonder though if we should
>     make an explicit source header that we then require be present
>     (even for my own commits).

That might be good, esp. for doing searches... the variation in
"submitted-by", "reported-by", "obtained-from", "inspired-by", etc, is
fine if it's a human reading the commit message, but it would probably
end up kind of messy if we ever wanted to mechanize it.  I don't know
how big a deal this is, though... while I like organization, sometimes I
wonder if excessive levels of organization don't foster breauracracy.

Anyway, whatever - I'll try to be clear as I can without going overboard
in the future.


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