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To: "Andreas K. Huettel" <dilfridge@g.o>
From: Ciaran McCreesh <ciaran.mccreesh@...>
Subject: Re: Authorship of app-doc/pms
Date: Thu, 21 Jun 2012 13:53:50 +0100
On Thu, 21 Jun 2012 14:46:39 +0200
"Andreas K. Huettel" <dilfridge@g.o> wrote:
> > Not that I particularly mind either way, but your stats are way off
> > due to reformatting. If you just use "git blame", someone who
> > changes a \t to a \em in a paragraph gets measured as writing that
> > line and every line in the paragraph following it.
> > 
> > If you're looking to change the authors list, I recommend doing so
> > based upon asking people whether they think they should be on
> > there, and adding anyone who says yes, rather than on bogus stats.
> 
> Well at least I added some data to undermine my request. Your turn
> now.

Oh, I think your request is fine, and your results are reasonable. I
just think letting anyone who can say with a straight face that they
should be there be there is a better measure than numbers that don't
tell you anything.

-- 
Ciaran McCreesh
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