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Tue Nov 8 20:05:37 UTC 2011
On 8 Nov 2011 19:45, "Chris Rees" <utisoft at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 6 November 2011 13:59, Chris Rees <utisoft at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On 4 November 2011 15:30, Chris Rees <utisoft at gmail.com> wrote:
> >> On 4 November 2011 14:43, Joel Dahl <joel at freebsd.org> wrote:
> >>> On 03-11-2011 20:21, Chris Rees wrote:
> >>>> Hey all,
> >>>> We have a list of developers at , and a list of developer alumni
> >>>>  -- they seem a little out of date. As of right now (today),
> >>>> are ~90 people on that list who aren't listed in any CVSROOT-*/access
> >>>> lists; I'm conscious that most have been Grim Reapered/resigned, and
> >>>> the Alumni page hasn't been updated...
> >>>> Is there a policy on the Alumni page? Is it deliberate that these
> >>>> have been left in, or just that no-one has updated the page?
> >>> No-one has updated it. I kept it updated for a few years, but not
> >>> I was hoping someone would grab it. If you want to update it, please
> >>> ahead.
> >> Thanks. Merging 90 odd entries sounds pretty dull by hand, I'll have a
> >> go at scripting it and hopefully have a patch ready by later this week
> >> (!)
> > Right, so I hacked together a few scripts, apparently the hardest task
> > is deciding when people joined/left; cvs annotate doesn't help for
> > removed lines, so I resorted to grepping the cvs mailing list archives
> > for first and last commits.
> > Having done that... I have a patch !
> > I've rendered the output at , and run several greps and uniqs over
> > it to check I haven't made any mistakes too.
> > Please would someone kindly check I haven't done anything awful before
> > giving me go-ahead? (I'm a ports guy, so I should probably have an
> > Approved tag in there...)
> > The alumni with no start date have made commits in 1998, and I've
> > assumed that they may have been members beforehand; it'd be pretty
> > hard work chasing their dates down. On the plus side, we now have a
> > start date for Bruce Cran :)
> > Chris
> > 
> >  http://www.bayofrum.net/~crees/patches/contrib-developers.patch.txt
> Er... Bruce Mah, sorry.
> Also, I've reordered the list into a more logical order, as suggested
> by gjb in order of firstly leaving date, then starting date.
> I've also gone through the bottom of the list, and put the old
> contributors back into authors.ent because I think it looks better
> with email addresses etc :)
> Anyone care to comment/approve?
>  http://www.bayofrum.net/~crees/patches/contrib-developers-II.patch.txt
I also forgot to mention- I wrote a new script for extracting start and end
dates using jot and cvs diff, so these are the years that people went into
and out of the access files, as Joel requested on IRC.
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