[PATCH] Add missing contributors to Credits dialog.

Jelmer Vernooij jelmer at samba.org
Wed Feb 13 14:04:22 GMT 2008


Am Mittwoch, den 13.02.2008, 14:43 +0100 schrieb Daniel Schierbeck:
> On Wed, 2008-02-13 at 14:32 +0100, Jelmer Vernooij wrote:
> > Am Mittwoch, den 13.02.2008, 10:10 +0200 schrieb Gary van der Merwe:
> > > Give credit where it is due. 
> > I don't think this is practical because it will be hard to keep up to
> > date. Rather, we could just mention the bzr-gtk homepage or something or
> > perhaps ask people to look at the revision history.
> 
> Psychologically, I think it's important for small-time contributors that
> their effort is noticed and mentioned. Making such people feel that
> their contributions matter (which they do!) is key to getting even more
> help.
> 
> I think it's a good idea.
If it's not updated it has the opposite effect ("Hey, I contributed, but
I'm not mentioned") and keeping it up to date will be a tedious task.
Even keeping the NEWS file is already problematic.

Furthermore, the list Gary added seems to include all contributors to
bzr-gtk, not necessarily to the code that's used by Olive.

Cheers,

Jelmer
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