Mention author of fixes?

Marc Heerdink marc_heerdink at
Fri Mar 30 10:16:53 PST 2001

Thomas 'Balu' Walter wrote on Fri, 30 Mar 2001 15:31:16 +0200:
> +-Marc Heerdink-(marc_heerdink at[29.03.01 22:09]:
> > > Perhaps not give people credits for changing it, but give people
> > > credits for suggesting improvements for the book?
> > 
> > That would be a million-lines-long file. 
> I don't think so - if something important is changed it is in the
> Changelog already. Add (email at and voila...
> I was thinking of changes like "Hey - why don't you use "Make -C dir"
> instead of "cd dir && make"...

I don't want discussions about whether it's a big change or not. We should avoid
a battle similar to the "hint - installation instructions" issue. And the ppl
who get credit prolly don't care anyway.

There is no programming language, no matter how structured,
that will prevent programmers from writing bad programs.
- L. Flon

Marc Heerdink
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